[ puh-lij-uh-nuhs ]
/ pəˈlɪdʒ ə nəs /
of, pertaining to, characterized by, or practicing polygyny.
Botany. having many pistils or styles.
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Example sentences from the Web for polygynous
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
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