polygyny

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polygyny

 [pah-lij´ĭ-ne]
a form of marriage in which a man has two or more wives at the same time.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

polygyny

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

Marriage to more than one woman, simultaneously.
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polygyny

a system of POLYGAMY in which the male has several female mating partners at one time. Compare POLYANDRY.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005