9 Grammatical Pitfalls
1610s, from French monogamie, from Late Latin monogamia, from Greek monogamia, from monogamos "marrying only once," from monos "single, alone" (see mono-) + gamos "marriage" (see gamete).
monogamy mo·nog·a·my (mə-nŏg'ə-mē)n.
The practice or condition of being married to only one person at a time.
The condition of having only one mate.
A form of marriage in which one man is united with one woman. (Compare polyandry and polygamy.)