polyandrous


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polyandrous

  1. (of female animals) mating with more than one male at a time.
  2. (of plants) having numerous, i.e. more than 20, stamens.
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According to the MerakGup, though there are noexact records of polyandry in the gewog, there may be 10-15 polyandrous marriages as of now.
The next set of analyses examined success as a function of spine color for crosses involving sperm from single males (individual trials) and pooled sperm from each of the two males (polyandrous trials).
The polyandrous behavior of females may avoid energy expenditures resulting from reproductive failures due to genetic incompatibility (Stockley et al., 1993), thereby allowing females to avoid wasting eggs and embryos.
The Uniform Civil Code banning triple-talaq by Muslims hence becomes quite part of the argument of the Sangh Parivar that Muslims are breeding all too fast because if their polyandrous lifestyle and large families, and would overwhelm the Hindus in a short while, reducing them to a minority in their only home on earth.
Causative factors associated with Lingcod polyandrous behavior is a topic deserving of more attention.
However, the author is not in a position to surely say anything about the implications like polyandrous relationships and homosexual relationships because these depend on the mindset of the individuals.
Monogamy is strictly practiced in Cofan, Kichwa and Secoya communities, (18) and it is the norm among the Shuar, although they occasionally practice polygamy as well; (19) polygamous, polyandrous and monogamous mating schemes are all acceptable among the Waorani.
For that reason, the Reporter also supports polygamous, polyandrous and polyamorous marriages.
I shall begin by tracing some of the basic features of polyandrous marriage as it is practiced on the Tibetan plateau.