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monogamous

[muh-nog-uh-muh s] /məˈnɒg ə məs/
adjective
1.
practicing or advocating monogamy.
2.
of or pertaining to monogamy.
Also, monogamic.
Origin
1760-1770
1760-70; < Late Latin monogamus < Greek monógamos marrying only once. See mono-, -gamous
Related forms
monogamously, adverb
monogamousness, noun
nonmonogamous, adjective
nonmonogamously, adverb
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Word Origin and History for monogamousness

monogamous

adj.

"having but one wife or husband at a time," 1770, from Medieval Latin monogamus, from Greek monogamos "marrying only once" (see monogamy).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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