agamy

[ ag-uh-mee ]
/ ˈæg ə mi /

noun

the absence of a rule dictating marriage choices within a social group.

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Origin of agamy

1790–1800; < Greek agamía, equivalent to ágam(os) (see agamic) + -ia -y3
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