monogamous

[ muh-nog-uh-muhs ]
/ məˈnɒg ə məs /

adjective

practicing or advocating monogamy.
of or relating to monogamy.

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Origin of monogamous

1760–70; <Late Latin monogamus<Greek monógamos marrying only once. See mono-, -gamous

OTHER WORDS FROM monogamous

mo·nog·a·mous·ly, adverbmo·nog·a·mous·ness, nounnon·mo·nog·a·mous, adjectivenon·mo·nog·a·mous·ly, adverb
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