polygamous(redirected from polygamously)
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1. Relating to, characterized by, or practicing polygamy.
2. Botany Having both hermaphroditic and unisexual flowers on the same plant or on separate plants of the same species.
po•lyg•a•mous(pəˈlɪg ə məs)
also pol•y•gam•ic(ˌpɒl iˈgæm ɪk)
1. of, pertaining to, characterized by, or practicing polygamy.
2. Bot. bearing both unisexual and hermaphrodite flowers on the same plant or on different plants of the same species.
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|Adj.||1.||polygamous - having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals|
monogamous - (used of relationships and of individuals) having one mate; "monogamous marriage"; "monogamous for life"
|2.||polygamous - having several forms of gametoecia on the same plant|