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adelphogamy


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1 A form of polyandry in which two or more brothers share the same wife or wives.

2 Marriage between brothers and sisters, as occurred in royal families in ancient Egypt, or mating between brothers and sisters, as occurs in some ants. [From Greek adelphos a brother + gamos marriage]

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