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group marriage

noun
1.
(among primitive peoples) a form of marriage in which a group of males is united with a group of females to form a single conjugal unit.
Also called communal marriage.
Origin of group marriage
1895-1900
1895-1900
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group marriage

noun
1.
an arrangement in which several males live together with several females, forming a conjugal unit
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