of, pertaining to, characterized by, or practicing polygyny.
Botany. having many pistils or styles.
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How to use polygynous in a sentence
Woman, on the other hand, cannot be said to be by her physical nature polyandrous as man is polygynous.Marriage In Free Society | Edward Carpenter
The normal man is instinctively more polygynous than the normal woman is polyandrous.The Sexual Question | August Forel
In the code of polygynous etiquette, the first wife takes precedence over the others, and each wife has her own cooking utensils.Castes and Tribes of Southern India | Edgar Thurston
They are polygynous, but, unlike the Arabs, great independence is granted their women.