Origin of monogamous
Examples from the Web for monogamous
Fernandez-Duque discovered that owl monkeys are the only reliably monogamous mammal species.P.J. on the Owl-Monkey Project and the Science of Chick Flicks|P. J. O’Rourke|April 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He and Turner, whose devoted relationship is “very deep and loving,” are not monogamous.
There are open relationships and monogamous relationships and serious dating and sleeping around.HBO’s ‘Looking,’ Gays, and Sex: Are We All Expecting Too Much?|Kevin Fallon|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Krasnow considers herself pro-marriage, and has been monogamous for 23 years.
Porton: I believe you were monogamous up to the time you started the magazine in 1953.
Monogamous marriage became, from the start, an object of material speculation.Woman under socialism|August Bebel
Many savage tribes, like the Veddahs and the Andamanese, are monogamous, as are also a certain number of mammals and birds.The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker
Our longer period of immaturity gives us monogamous marriage and the permanent home.The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The monogamous family has indisputably been the civilizing unit of the pre-mechanical civilized state.Anticipations|Herbert George Wells
The Igorrotes, or wild inhabitants of Luzon, though primitive in development, are monogamous.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
"having but one wife or husband at a time," 1770, from Medieval Latin monogamus, from Greek monogamos "marrying only once" (see monogamy).