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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who practices polygamy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person who practises polygamy, or who maintains its propriety.

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

  • noun One who practices polygamy, or maintains its lawfulness.

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  • noun One who practices polygamy, or maintains its lawfulness.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is married to two or more people at the same time

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  • noun

    polygamist

    polyandrist - A woman having more than one husband

    polygynist - A man having more than one wife

    monogamist - One who practices or upholds monogamy

    noun

    pologamy, plural marriage - The condition or practice of having more than one spouse at one time.

    polyandry - the practice of a woman having more than one husband

    polygyny - the practice of a man having more than one wife

    monogomy - is the practice of each person having only one spouse

    adj

    polygynous - Relating to, characterized by, or practicing polygyny

    polyandrous - Relating to, characterized by, or practicing polyandry

    polygamous - Relating to, characterized by, or practicing polygamy

    monogamous - Relating to, characterized by, or practicing monogamy

    March 28, 2009