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polyandry

 [pol´e-an″dre]
a form of marriage in which one woman has two or more husbands at the same time.

polyandry

(pŏl′ē-ăn′drē)
n.
1. The condition or practice of having more than one husband at one time.
2. Zoology A mating pattern in which a female mates with more than one male in a single breeding season.

pol′y·an′drous (-ăn′drəs) adj.

polyandry

A form of polygamy in which a woman has two or more husbands at the same time.

polyandry

Marriage to more than one man, simultaneously.

polyandry

a system of POLYGAMY in which the female has several mating partners at one time. Compare POLYGYNY.