monogamous

[muh-nog-uh-muhs]
adjective
1.
practicing or advocating monogamy.
2.
of or pertaining to monogamy.
Also, monogamic.


Origin:
1760–70; < Late Latin monogamus < Greek monógamos marrying only once. See mono-, -gamous

monogamously, adverb
monogamousness, noun
nonmonogamous, adjective
nonmonogamously, adverb
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monogamy (mɒˈnɒɡəmɪ)
 
n
1.  bigamy polygamy Compare digamy the state or practice of having only one husband or wife over a period of time
2.  zoology the practice of having only one mate
 
[C17: via French from Late Latin monogamia, from Greek; see mono- + -gamy]
 
mo'nogamous
 
adj
 
mo'nogamously
 
adv
 
mo'nogamousness
 
n

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monogamous
1770, from M.L. monogamus, from Gk. monogamos "marrying only once" (see monogamy).
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Example sentences
Whether they are more unstable than monogamous marriages may be hard to say.
What makes it unusual among mammals is that it is both sociable and monogamous.
Titi monkeys are one of the only species of primate that are monogamous,
  gibbons being one of the only other ones.
Unlike most other fish, they are monogamous and mate for life.
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