polygamous


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Synonyms for polygamous

having more than one mate at a time

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having several forms of gametoecia on the same plant

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The growing number of polygamous households is fuelling hostility between Turkish and Syrian women who live side-by-side in crowded districts.
444), with monogamous societies expanding their domination over polygamous ones in part due to the inherent superiority of their marital norms.
Under the Customary Marriage (Registration) Act and the Marriage and Divorce of Muhammedans Act in force in Uganda, polygamous marriages are required to be registered.
SALT LAKE CITY -- There was no fist-pumping or wild celebrations by the polygamous family that stars in the TLC reality TV show ''Sister Wives'' when a federal judge in Utah struck down key parts of the state's polygamy laws.
Polygamy stretches joint filing beyond what it can handle: while the current tax rates could accommodate same-sex couples without any substantive changes, applying the current married-filing-jointly tax brackets to polygamous taxpayers would have absurd--and often unjust--results.
Bridge Cook's THE WITNESS WORE RED: THE 19TH WIFE WHO BROUGHT POLYGAMOUS CULT LEADERS TO JUSTICE (9781478924586, $30.
Under the slogan "Prophet of Four", the campaign was launched in response to young Saudi women uninterested in joining a polygamous marriage.
In Malawi, women in polygamous marriages are less likely than their counterparts in monogamous marriages to use modern contraceptives, surveillance data from more than 2,500 couples indicate.
November 10, 2012 (NAIROBI) - Kenya's cabinet has passed a bill allowing polygamous marriages, while banning the payment of bride-price for marriages.
Married adolescents are at high risk of HIV infection because many of them are in polygamous unions, face sexual violence or are unable to negotiate safe sex.
The couple married in Pakistan and both conceded that polygamous marriages are allowed there.
London, July 31 ( ANI ): Polygamous immigrant families in the United Kingdom will qualify for extra benefits under news rules in Britain's welfare system, after reforms by the government to curb the problem ended up creating more loopholes.
This blogger goes on to question why President Obama is not supporting polygamous marriages since he's part African and already supporting gay mariages.
This is just one example of how negative feelings emerge in a polygamous marriage, observed Dr Rana Raddawi, associate professor at the American University of Sharjah.
Both males and females have been characterized as polygamous, with the male sequestering the female during the breeding season from late May to early July.