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If you have someone who has lived a polygamous life, that would raise questions about their character and ability to obey the law.
The wild drake pairs with one female, the domestic drake is polygamous.
(b) Polygamous: characteristic of many species of deer;after the breeding-season, the stags often wander away by themselves.The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions|Carveth Read
This was accounted for by the fact that there were no old maids in that polygamous country.Ranching, Sport and Travel|Thomas Carson
Mr. Salvin informs me that he has been led to believe that humming-birds are polygamous.
He is a veritable Mormon or Turk, polygamous in the extreme, and desires above all a well-filled harem.The Wild Turkey and Its Hunting|Edward A. McIlhenny