Monogamy

Definition of Monogamy

Mo`nog´a`my
n.1.Single marriage; marriage with but one person, husband or wife, at the same time; - opposed to polygamy. Also, one marriage only during life; - opposed to deuterogamy.
2.(Zool.) State of being paired with a single mate.

Related Words

beena marriage, bigamy, common-law marriage, companionate marriage, concubinage, deuterogamy, left-handed marriage, levirate, leviration, love match, marriage of convenience, monandry, monogyny, morganatic marriage, picture marriage, polyandry, polygamy, polygyny, trial marriage, trigamy
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