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bigamous

[big-uh-muh s] /ˈbɪg ə məs/
adjective
1.
having two wives or husbands at the same time; guilty of bigamy.
2.
involving bigamy.
Origin of bigamous
1860-1865
1860-65; < Late Latin bigamus, equivalent to bi- bi-1 + Greek -gamos -gamous
Related forms
bigamously, adverb
unbigamous, adjective
unbigamously, adverb
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Word Origin and History for bigamous
adj.

1690s; see bigamy + -ous.

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