Definition of monogyny in English:

monogyny

Line breaks: mon|ogyny
Pronunciation: /məˈnɒdʒɪni
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The custom of having only one wife at a time.

Origin

late 19th century: from mono- 'one' + Greek gunē 'woman, wife'.

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