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  1. polyandrous.
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Origin of polyandric

First recorded in 1865–70; polyandr(y) + -ic
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Historical Examples

  • However singular their system may appear to us, it is the most logical and complete of any polyandric system.

    The Position of Woman in Primitive Society

    C. Gasquoine Hartley

  • IV, Polyandric and V. polygynic unions fall into the same divisions, save that they are naturally always unilateral.