noun /pəˈlɪdʒɪnɪst/
One who practices or advocates polygyny

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  • polygynist — /peuh lij euh nist/, n. a person who practices or favors polygyny. [1875 80; POLYGYN(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • polygynist — n. polygamist, man who is married to more than one woman simultaneously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • polygynist — po·lyg·y·nist …   English syllables

  • polygynist — noun a man with two or more wives • Derivationally related forms: ↑polygyny • Hypernyms: ↑polygamist …   Useful english dictionary

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