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Meanings of Polyestrous:

adjective

(of an animal) ovulating more than once each breeding season; (of a reproductive cycle) characterized by such ovulation.

Polyethnic

ˌpɒlɪˈɛθnɪk

Meanings of Polyethnic:

adjective

Belonging to, comprising, or containing many ethnic groups.

Usage examples:

Mcneill, like watson, postulates a turn away from the extreme of the nation state towards more poly…

Meanings of Polyethylene:

noun

Another term for polythene.

Meanings of Polyfoil:

noun

An ornament or pattern that has many leaves or leaflike divisions.

adjective

Having many leaves or leaflike divisions.

Meanings of Polygala:

noun

Originally: any of several kinds of milkwort (polygala species), especially common milkwort, p. vulgaris. later also (polygala): the type genus of the family polygalaceae, comprising the milkworts.

Meanings of Polygalaceous:

adjective

Designating, belonging to, or characteristic of the plant family polygalaceae, which includes the milkworts and is of almost worldwide distribution.

Meanings of Polygalas:

noun

Originally: any of several kinds of milkwort (polygala species), especially common milkwort, p. vulgaris. later also (polygala): the type genus of the family polygalaceae, comprising the milkworts.

Meanings of Polygalin:

noun

= polygalic acid .

Meanings of Polygamia:

noun

In the linnaean artificial system: the twenty-third class of plants, comprising those that bear both hermaphrodite and unisexual (male or female) flowers, on the same or different plants; (also) any of the orders of the class syngenesia that comprise plants bearing inflorescences composed of many florets (as in plants of the family asteraceae (compositae)).

Polygamist

pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mɪst

Meanings of Polygamist:

noun

A person who has more than one wife or husband at the same time.

Usage examples:

A mississippi-based group of practising polygamists

Meanings of Polygamistic:

adjective

Of or relating to polygamists or polygamy; favouring polygamy.

Polygamists

pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mɪst

Meanings of Polygamists:

noun

A person who has more than one wife or husband at the same time.

Usage examples:

A mississippi-based group of practising polygamists

Meanings of Polygamize:

verb

To practise polygamy.

Polygamous

pəˈlɪɡ.ə.məs

Meanings of Polygamous:

adjective

Relating to or involving polygamy.

Usage examples:

Polygamous societies

Polygamously

pəˈlɪɡ.ə.məs.li

Meanings of Polygamously:

adjective

If someone marries or lives polygamously, they are married to two or more people at the same time

Usage examples:

Under english law, you cannot marry polygamously., they believe it is possible to live polygamously…

Polygamy

pəˈlɪɡ.ə.mi

Meanings of Polygamy:

noun

The practice or custom of having more than one wife or husband at the same time.

Usage examples:

Polyandry (multiple husbands) has recently been abolished; the practice of polygamy is legal provid…

Meanings of Polygar:

noun

In south india: the holder of a pollam or estate; a subordinate chief.

Meanings of Polygarchy:

noun

Rule or government by many people.

Meanings of Polygastric:

adjective

Having many stomachs or digestive cavities; specifically of or relating to the former group polygastrica of protozoans whose food-containing vacuoles were thought to be separate digestive organs (now historical).

Meanings of Polygene:

noun

A gene whose individual effect on a phenotype is too small to be observed, but which can act together with others to produce observable variation.

Usage examples:

Dormancy is a genetically complex trait controlled by polygenes with effects modified by the geneti…

Meanings of Polygenes:

noun

A gene whose individual effect on a phenotype is too small to be observed, but which can act together with others to produce observable variation.

Usage examples:

Dormancy is a genetically complex trait controlled by polygenes with effects modified by the geneti…

Polygenesis

ˌpɒlɪˈdʒɛnɪsɪs

Meanings of Polygenesis:

noun

The hypothetical origination of a race or species from a number of independent stocks.

Usage examples:

For example, it seems to be the ground of his preference for monogenesis - the theory that the race…

Polygenetic

ˌpɒlɪdʒɪˈnɛtɪk

Meanings of Polygenetic:

adjective

Relating to polygenesis; having more than one origin or source.

Usage examples:

Various theories have been proposed to account for the origin of pidgin languages, and fall into th…

Polygenic

ˌpɒlɪˈdʒɛnɪk

Meanings of Polygenic:

adjective

Relating to or determined by polygenes.

Usage examples:

The theory of polygenic inheritance

Meanings of Polygenism:

noun

The doctrine of polygeny.

Usage examples:

The problem of polygenism and the dogma of original sin

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