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polygynous

[puh-lij-uh-nuh s] /pəˈlɪdʒ ə nəs/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or practicing polygyny.
2.
Botany. having many pistils or styles.
Origin of polygynous
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; polygyn(y) + -ous
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