polygamia

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English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin polygamia, from Ancient Greek πολυγαμία ‎(polugamía), itself from πολύγαμος ‎(polúgamos, married to many), from πολύς ‎(polús, many) + γάμος ‎(gámos, marriage). Relates to modern prefix & suffix poly- +‎ -gamy.

Noun[edit]

polygamia ‎(uncountable)

  1. (botany) A Linnæan class of plants, characterized by having both hermaphrodite and unisexual flowers on the same plant.
  2. (botany) A name given by Linnæus to file orders of plants having syngenesious flowers.

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Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

polygamia

  1. polygamy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of polygamia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative polygamia polygamiat
genitive polygamian polygamioiden
polygamioitten
partitive polygamiaa polygamioita
illative polygamiaan polygamioihin
singular plural
nominative polygamia polygamiat
accusative nom.? polygamia polygamiat
gen. polygamian
genitive polygamian polygamioiden
polygamioitten
polygamiainrare
partitive polygamiaa polygamioita
inessive polygamiassa polygamioissa
elative polygamiasta polygamioista
illative polygamiaan polygamioihin
adessive polygamialla polygamioilla
ablative polygamialta polygamioilta
allative polygamialleˣ polygamioilleˣ
essive polygamiana polygamioina
translative polygamiaksi polygamioiksi
instructive polygamioin
abessive polygamiatta polygamioitta
comitative polygamioineen

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