Digamy
Digamy Dig"a*my, n. [Gr. ? a second marriage; di- = di`s- twice + ? marriage. Cf. {Bigamy}.] Act, or state, of being twice married; deuterogamy. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • digamy — noun finding another mate after the death of the first spouse Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • digamy — [dig′ə mē] n. [LL & Gr digamia: see DI 1 & GAMY] a second legal marriage; marriage after the death or divorce of the first spouse digamous adj …   English World dictionary

  • digamy — digama, or digamy /digamiy/ Second marriage; marriage to a second wife after the death of the first, as bigamy, in law, is having two wives at once. Originally, a man who married a widow, or married again after the death of his wife, was said to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • digamy — digama, or digamy /digamiy/ Second marriage; marriage to a second wife after the death of the first, as bigamy, in law, is having two wives at once. Originally, a man who married a widow, or married again after the death of his wife, was said to… …   Black's law dictionary

  • digamy — noun (plural mies) Etymology: Late Latin digamia, from Late Greek, from Greek digamos married to two people, from di + gamos gamous Date: 1635 a second marriage after the termination of the first …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • digamy — digamous, adj. /dig euh mee/, n. a second marriage, after the death or divorce of the first husband or wife; deuterogamy. Cf. monogamy (def. 3). [1625 35; < LL digamia < Gk digamía, equiv. to di DI 1 + gamia GAMY] * * * …   Universalium

  • digamy — noun /ˈdɪ.ɡə.mi/ A second marriage (as after the death or divorce of a spouse) Syn: digamism, deuterogamy …   Wiktionary

  • digamy — n. second marriage (after the death or divorce of the first spouse); deuterogamy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • digamy — dig·a·my …   English syllables

  • digamy —  Дигамия …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

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