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polygamist

[ puh-lig-uh-mist ]
/ pəˈlɪg ə mɪst /
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noun
a person who practices or favors polygamy.
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Origin of polygamist

First recorded in 1630–40; polygam(y) + -ist

OTHER WORDS FROM polygamist

po·lyg·a·mis·tic, adjective
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