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polyamory

[ pol-ee-am-er-ee ]
/ ˌpɒl iˈæm ər i /
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noun
the practice or condition of participating simultaneously in more than one serious romantic or sexual relationship with the knowledge and consent of all partners.
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Origin of polyamory

1990–95; poly- + Latin amor love (see amorous) + -y3; patterned after polygamy

OTHER WORDS FROM polyamory

pol·y·am·o·rist, nounpol·y·am·o·rous, adjective
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