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polygyny

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polygyny

polygyny Sentence Examples

  • aroXin, many, and ryaµos, marriage), or as it is sometimes termed, Polygyny ('yv i i, woman).

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  • 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.

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  • polygyny in corn buntings.

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  • Humpbacks seem to show male dominance polygyny and may compete for access to mature females.

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