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Monogamous   Listen
Monogamous  adj.  
Upholding, or practicing, monogamy.
(Bot.) Same as Monogamian.
(Zool.) Mating with but one of the opposite sex; said of birds and mammals.

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"Monogamous" Quotes from Famous Books

... insect would perpetrate such a sentence as the foregoing; but wouldn't it be fun if, when the whole truth comes to be known about butterflies, we found them more or less self-respecting, more or less monogamous, occasionally ratiocinative, carelessly kind, rather than light-hearted creatures, and not insects, in the accepted sense, at all? It would surprise me no more to learn that an insect was really a man, than that a man, even so great and ...
— We Three • Gouverneur Morris

Words linked to "Monogamous" :   polygamous, monogamy, monogamousness

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