Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as polyandrous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Bot.) Polyandrous.

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  • adjective botany Polyandrous.

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Examples

  • -- A viler state of morals than their polyandrian system must have produced can scarcely be imagined; and the ferocity of their manners, little as is otherwise known of them, is sufficiently shown by their scythed war-chariots, and the fact that in the open country the path from one town to another was by a covered way.

    Sir Thomas More, or, Colloquies on the Progress and Prospects of Society

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