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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Following one of various practices of having relationships with multiple partners, with the knowledge and consent of all involved.
  • adj. Having personal beliefs regarding relationships that are compatible with polyamory, regardless of one's experience or current practices.


The term dates from the 1960s or earlier, a hybrid of the Greek poly for many and the Latin amor for love. (Wiktionary)



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