Definitions for monogamous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monogamous(adj)

    (used of relationships and of individuals) having one mate

    "monogamous marriage"; "monogamous for life"


  1. monogamous(Adjective)

    Being married to one person at a time.

  2. monogamous(Adjective)

    Having only one sexual partner at a time.

  3. monogamous(Adjective)

    monogamic; having a simple flower with united anthers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Monogamous(adj)

    upholding, or practicing, monogamy

  2. Monogamous(adj)

    same as Monogamian

  3. Monogamous(adj)

    mating with but one of the opposite sex; -- said of birds and mammals

  4. Origin: [L. monogamus having but one wife, Gr. ; mo`nos single + marriage.]

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