Many men together. Meant to refer to relationships distinct from those involving women. Polyandry is also used in anthropology to refer to a Himalayan  tribe in which one wife has many husbands (usually related brothers).

Greek: Poly = Many + Andros = Men

See also:

  • Polygamous: The condition or practice of having more than one spouse at one time. Also called plural marriage
  • Polyamory: The practice, desire, or acceptance of having more than one intimate relationship at a time with the knowledge and consent of everyone involved.


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