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a.1.Pertaining to, or characterized by, polyandry; mating with several males.
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Oviposition patterns were similar in the polyandric and in the monogamic groups, with the highest number of fertile eggs being observed after day three of initial pairing.
It was made illegal during the middle of the 20th century, and although polyandric marriages continued into the 1980s, the younger generation now largely wants to enter monogamous unions and to marry for love.
Smyth later expressed her admiration for the polyandric societies of Ladakh, Tibet, "whose ideas on women's rights seem very advanced, makes me wish to go & settle there shortly.