trinogamous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri- +‎ -gamous

Adjective[edit]

trinogamous (not comparable)

  1. Being in a marriage involving three people.
    • 2013, Donn Cortez, Investigating CSI: Inside the Crime Labs of Las Vegas, Miami and New York, BenBella Books, Inc. (ISBN 9781935251576), page 233
      When a man is shot dead on the sidewalk, two women claim to be his wife. Mac, Stella, and dr. hawkes soon discover that the trio were involved in a trinogamous relationship that might not have been as happy as the widows claim.