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MONOGAMOUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does monogamous mean? 

MONOGAMOUS (adjective)
  The adjective MONOGAMOUS has 1 sense:

1. (used of relationships and of individuals) having one mate

  Familiarity information: MONOGAMOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


MONOGAMOUS (adjective)


Sense 1monogamous [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(used of relationships and of individuals) having one mate

Context examples:

monogamous marriage / monogamous for life

Similar:

monandrous (having only one husband at a time)

monogynic; monogynous (having one head or chief wife at a time (along with concubines))

Antonym:

polygamous (having more than one mate at a time; used of relationships and individuals)


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