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pol·y·an·dry

 (pŏl′ē-ăn′drē)
n.
1. The condition or practice of having more than one husband at one time.
2. Zoology A mating pattern in which a female mates with more than one male in a single breeding season.
3. Botany The condition of having numerous stamens.

pol′y·an′drous (-ăn′drəs) adj.

pol•y•an•drous

(ˌpɒl iˈæn drəs)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or practicing polyandry.
2. having an indefinite number of stamens.
[1820–30; < Greek polyándros having many husbands. See poly-, -androus]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.polyandrous - having more than one husband at a time
polygamous - having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals
Translations

polyandrous

[ˌpɒlɪˈændrəs] ADJpoliándrico

polyandrous

adjVielmännerei betreibend, polyandrisch (spec); (Bot) → polyadelphisch
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