trigamy

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EtymologyEdit

From Greek τρίγαμος (trigamos), from τρία (tria, three) + γάμος (gamos, marriage). Or tri- +‎ -gamy in modern terms.

NounEdit

trigamy (uncountable)

  1. The state of having three (legal or illegal) spouses simultaneously.
  2. (ecclesiastical) A third marriage.

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Last modified on 24 November 2013, at 08:00