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Polygamy vs. Bisexual

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Polygamynoun

The condition of having more than one spouse or marriage partner at one time.

Bisexualadjective

(of humans or other animals) Sexually attracted to both men and women by a narrow definition or to people of any gender pansexual}}.

Polygamynoun

Specifically, polygyny, the marriage of a man to more than one wife, or the practice of having several wives, at the same time.

‘The Islamic form of polygamy is a husband with up to four wives.’;

Bisexualadjective

Having both male and female parts or functions.

Polygamynoun

(zoology) The state or habit of having more than one sexual mate.

‘An insect queen actually practices polygamy only one day, while for an alpha-male defending his harem is the very essence of both his status and polygamy.’;

Bisexualadjective

(botany) Of flowers: having both pollen and seeds.

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Polygamynoun

(botany) The condition or state of a plant which bears both perfect and unisexual flowers.

Bisexualadjective

(botany) Of sporophytes: having both male and female organs.

Polygamynoun

The having of a plurality of wives or husbands at the same time; usually, the marriage of a man to more than one woman, or the practice of having several wives, at the same time; - opposed to monogamy; as, the nations of the East practiced polygamy. See the Note under Bigamy, and cf. Polyandry.

Bisexualadjective

(botany) Of gametophytes: producing both eggs and sperm.

Polygamynoun

The state or habit of having more than one mate.

Bisexualadjective

(botany) Of fungi: producing both the "female" ascogonium and the "male" antheridium.

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Polygamynoun

The condition or state of a plant which bears both perfect and unisexual flowers.

Bisexualadjective

(rare) Hermaphroditic/intersex, being both male and female, or alternating between being male and being female.

‘Midrash and Zohar present Adam as hermaphroditic or bisexual.’;

Polygamynoun

having more than one spouse at a time

Bisexualnoun

A person who is bisexual.

Polygamy

Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, ) is the practice of marrying multiple spouses. When a man is married to more than one wife at the same time, sociologists call this polygyny.

‘state of marriage to many spouses’;

Bisexualnoun

A plant or fungus, or part thereof, which is bisexual.

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Bisexualadjective

Of both sexes; hermaphrodite; as a flower with stamens and pistil, or an animal having ovaries and testes.

Bisexualnoun

a person who is sexually attracted to both sexes

Bisexualadjective

sexually attracted to members of your own sex

Bisexualadjective

having an ambiguous sexual identity

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