toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

polygamy
used in Oryx and Crake

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
the practice of being married to more than one person at the same time
  • —Unlike the latter species, the bonobo had not been partially monogamous with polygamous and polyandrous tendencies.
    p. 293.9

There are no more uses of "polygamy" in Oryx and Crake.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®