polyamory

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From poly- (from Ancient Greek πολύς (polus, many)) + Latin amor (love) + -y.

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polyamory (usually uncountable, plural polyamories)

  1. Any of various practices involving romantic or sexual relationships with multiple partners with the knowledge and consent of all involved.
    • 1992, Deborah M. Anapol, Love without limits, page 4
      Some of these are poly intimacy, polyamory, polygamy, omnigamy, multimate, multiple adult relationship, combo, cellular family, expanded family, nonexclusive relationship, intimate friendship and inclusive relationship.

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