digamist

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digamy (ˈdɪɡəmɪ)
 
n , pl -mies
Compare bigamy Also called: deuterogamy a second marriage contracted after the termination of the first by death or divorce
 
[C17: from Late Latin digamia, from Greek, from di1 + gamos marriage]
 
'digamist
 
n
 
'digamous
 
adj

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digamist
"person who has married a second time," 1650s, from di- + -gamy (see bigamy).
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