The word Pachbhaiya means ‘five brothers,’ and this name possibly commemorates a polyandrous connection of some Audhelia woman.
If they really are polygamous and polyandrous, it is bad, but acceptable.
It is, therefore, probable the young men at first kept together, sharing their wives in polyandrous union.
polyandrous, when it has many stamens, or more than a dozen.
"And it's polyandrous--so a woman ought to have a good time--" she laughed.
polyandrous, with numerous stamens (inserted on the receptacle), 100.
Nymphomaniacs often have polyandrous instincts, and they then become more insatiable than men.
A man may be polygamous in one village, and be one of a polyandrous lot of men a few miles off.
Polyandry is usually the result of poverty, and the polyandrous races are little fecund and tend to disappear.
The Cingalese were polyandrous before the English conquest, and so many as seven men had one wife in common.