monandry

[ muh-nan-dree ]
/ məˈnæn dri /

noun

the practice or condition of having one husband at a time.
(of a female animal) the condition of having one mate at a time.

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Origin of monandry

First recorded in 1850–55; monandr(ous) + -y3
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