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polyamory

[pol-ee-am-er-ee] /ˌpɒl iˈæm ər i/
noun
1.
the practice or condition of participating simultaneously in more than one serious romantic or sexual relationship.
Origin of polyamory
1990-1995
1990-95; poly- + Latin amor love (see amorous) + -y3; patterned after polygamy
Related forms
polyamorist, noun
polyamorous, adjective
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adjective

pertaining to partipation in multiple and simultaneous loving or sexual relationships

noun

participation in multiple and simultaneous loving or sexual relationships

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Word Origin and History for polyamorous
adj.

by 1972, from poly- + amorous. Related: Polyamory.

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