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polyamory

[pol-ee-am-er-ee] /ˌpɒl iˈæm ər i/
noun
1.
the practice or condition of participating simultaneously in more than one serious romantic or sexual relationship with the knowledge and consent of all partners.
Origin of polyamory
1990-1995
1990-95; poly- + Latin amor love (see amorous) + -y3; patterned after polygamy
Related forms
polyamorist, noun
polyamorous, adjective
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noun

a small hybrid rose that has flowers in clusters

Word Origin

'many flowered' from Greek polyanthos 'blooming'

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