Definitions for: Polyandry


[n] having more than one husband at a time



Webster (1913) Definition: Pol`y*an"dry, n. [Poly- + Gr. ?, ?, man, male: cf.
F. polyandrie.]
The possession by a woman of more than one husband at the
same time; -- contrasted with monandry.

Note: In law, this falls under the head of polygamy.

See Also: marriage, matrimony, union, wedlock

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