American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Polygam

POL’YGAM

POLYGAM’IAN, n. [Gr. many, and marriage.] In botany, a plant which bears hermaphrodite flowers, with male or female flowers, or both, not inclosed in the same common calyx, but scattered either on the same plant, or on two or three distinct individuals.

POLYGAM’IAN, a. Producing hermaphrodite flowers, with male or female flowers, or both.

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