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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
beena marriage, bigamy, common-law marriage, companionate marriage, concubinage, deuterogamy, left-handed marriage, levirate, leviration, love match, marriage of convenience, monandry, monogyny, morganatic marriage, picture marriage, polyandry, polygamy, polygyny, trial marriage, trigamy
Dictionary Results for monogamy:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
monogamy
    n 1: having only one spouse at a time [syn: monogamy,
         monogamousness]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Monogamy \Mo*nog"a*my\, n. [L. monogamia, Gr. ?: cf. F.
   monogamie.]
   1. Single marriage; marriage with but one person, husband or
      wife, at the same time; -- opposed to polygamy. Also,
      one marriage only during life; -- opposed to
      deuterogamy.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Zool.) State of being paired with a single mate.
      [1913 Webster]

3. Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856)
MONOGAMY. A marriage contracted between one man and one woman, in exclusion 
of all the rest of mankind; it is used in opposition to bigamy and polygamy. 
(q.v.) Wolff, Dr. de la Nat. Sec. 857. The state of having only one husband 
or one wife at one time. 



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