1. (noun) A marriage in which brothers share one or more wives.
2. (noun) A marriage between a brother and sister.
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- A type of polyandry.
- Also called:
- adelphic polyandry
- fraternal polyandry
- Adelphogamy used in a sentence: Morgan, a woman, married Kelly and Reese who were brothers to form an adelphogamic relationship.
- A brother and sister who are married are in an (adjective) adelphogamic or (adjective) adelphogamous relationship.