Origin of monogynymono- + -gyny
- The practice or condition of having only one wife at a time.
- Zoology a. A mating pattern in which a male mates with one female in a single breeding season.b. The condition of having only one queen. Used of an insect colony.
- The practice of having one wife at the same time.
- The condition in ants of having only one queen at a time.