deuterogamy


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deu·ter·og·a·my

 (do͞o′tə-rŏg′ə-mē, dyo͞o′-)
n.
Remarriage after the death or divorce of one's first husband or wife. Also called digamy.
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deuterogamy

(ˌdjuːtəˈrɒɡəmɪ)
n
(Sociology) another word for digamy
ˌdeuterˈogamist n
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dig•a•my

(ˈdɪg ə mi)

n., pl. -mies.
a second marriage after the death or divorce of the first spouse. Compare monogamy (def. 3).
[1625–35; < Late Latin digamia < Greek digamía; see di-1, -gamy]
dig′a•mous, adj.
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deuterogamy

digamism. — deuterogamist, n. — deuterogamous, adj.
See also: Marriage
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