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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The state of having only one husband at a time.

Usage examples (6)
  • Consequently, female workers share up to 75% (assuming monandry) of their genes.
  • But because males are haploid (and assuming monandry), her sisters share 75% of her genes.
  • In fact, assuming monandry, 75% of her genes are found in the next generation's queen, but that is still more than if she directly reproduced.
  • Polyandry gives women certain privileges which monandry denies, and she is not slow to seize on these prerogatives, and to use them in the furtherance of her own welfare. for more
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