bigamy /ˈbɪɡəmi/

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I. noun [ mass noun]

1. the offence of marrying someone while already married to another person.
II. derivatives

1. bigamist /ˈbɪɡəmɪst /
noun


2. bigamous /ˈbɪɡəməs /
adjective


– origin Middle English: from Old French bigamie, from bigame ‘bigamous’, from late Latin bigamus, from bi- ‘twice’ + Greek -gamos ‘married’.

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