monogamy

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From French monogamie, from Late Latin monogamia, from Ancient Greek μονογαμία (monogamía). Synchronically, mono- +‎ -gamy.

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monogamy (countable and uncountable, plural monogamies)

  1. A form of sexual bonding involving a permanent pair bond between two beings.
  2. The practise of being married to one person as opposed to multiple.

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