aroXin, many, and ryaµos, marriage), or as it is sometimes termed, Polygyny ('yv i i, woman).
When the islands first became known to Europeans, the Hawaiian family was in a stage including both polyandry and polygyny, and, according to Morgan, older than either: two or more brothers, with their wives, or two or more sisters with their husbands, cohabited with seeming promiscuity.
polygyny in corn buntings.
Humpbacks seem to show male dominance polygyny and may compete for access to mature females.
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