polyandry

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having more than one husband at a time

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This could explain the similar mean fertility verified in both the monogamic and polyandric groups.
The mean number of fertile eggs laid by both monogamic and three days old polyandric G.
The very ordinary quality of their existence establishes the fantastic as believable, and the intricate apparatuses of power and relationship are more readily exposed through on-screen attempts to define and confine the protagonist's polyandric behavior.
An analysis of the captures in the channel during the migration shows that over the entire period males and females migrated, as would be expected in a species where the females are polyandric (Zonneveld 1992).
Their polyandric marriage, which shocked the people present (MBh 1,197,27-29; Hopkins 1889: 298f.