Polygyny

Mating of one male animal with several females.

Polygyny

A form of marriage in which a man may have more than one wife at the same time.
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Polygyny

a form of marriage joining one male with two or more females
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polygyny

Marriage between one man and two or more women. Polygyny is practised in nearly 70% of all societies. In Islamic countries a man may have up to four wives by Koranic law. The Mormons...
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Polygyny

Po·lyg'y·ny noun [ Poly- + Greek ... woman, wife.] The state or practice of having several wives at the same time; marriage to several wives. H. Spenser.
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polygyny

<botany> Describes the condition of a plant whose flowers have several pistils or styles. ... <psychology> Describes the practice of a man having several wives at once. ... (14 Oct 1997) ...
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polygyny

noun having more than one wife at a time
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polygyny

(pә-lij´ĭ-ne) a form of marriage in which one man has two or more wives at the same time.
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Polygyny

• (n.) The state or practice of having several wives at the same time; marriage to several wives.
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polygyny

(from the article `reproductive behaviour`) In a number of polygynous (mating of one male with more than one female) and promiscuous species, adult females outnumber adult males, sometimes by a ...
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polygyny

marriage of a man to two or more women at the same time. See polygamy.[17 related articles]
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polygyny

polygyny 1. The practice of having many female mates. 2. The mating of a single male with several females. 3. The presence of many queens within a single colony of social insects.
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polygyny

polygyny, polygynous The marriage of a man to more than two women at the same time.
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Polygyny

Polygyny (iː; from Neo-Greek πολυγυνία from πολύ- poly- `many`, and γυνή gyne `woman or wife`) is a form of plural marriage in which a man is allowed more than one wife (i.e. it is a narrow form of polygamy, and distinguished from other forms of polygamy such as polyandry). In modern countries that permit polygamy, polygyny i...
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Polygyny

One male mates with several females. Also see Polyandry and Polygamy.
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Polygyny

The condition of a male having more than one mate in a breeding cycle.
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Polygyny

When a male animal mates with more than one female.
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Polygyny

Breeding system in which one male mates with more than one female. Females usually undertake all parental care.
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Polygyny

The mating system in which one male mates with more than one female.
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