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polygynous

[ puh-lij-uh-nuhs ]
/ pəˈlɪdʒ ə nəs /
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adjective
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or practicing polygyny.
Botany. having many pistils or styles.
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Origin of polygynous

First recorded in 1840–50; polygyn(y) + -ous
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