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Definitions of Adelphogamy

  1. (noun) Marriage in which brothers share one or more wives.
  2. (noun) Marriage between a brother and sister.

Example of Adelphogamy

Adelphogamy Pronunciation

Pronunciation Usage Guide

Syllabification: a·del·pho·ga·my

Audio Pronunciation

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International Phonetic Alphabet

  • American English – /ˌædɛlˈfɑɡəmi/
  • British English – /ˌadɛlˈfɒɡəmi/

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Works Consulted

Collins English Dictionary: Complete and Unabridged. 6th ed. 2003. Glasgow, Scotland: Collins.

Macmillan. (N.d.) Macmillan Dictionary. (https://www.macmillandictionary.com/).

Oxford University Press. (N.d.) Oxford Dictionaries. (https://www.oxforddictionaries.com/).

Princeton University. 2010. WordNet. (https://wordnet.princeton.edu/).

Random House Webster’s College Dictionary. 1997. New York: Random House.

Wikipedia contributors. (N.d.) Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikimedia Foundation. (https://en.wikipedia.org/).

Cite the Definition of Adelphogamy

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “adelphogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 23, 2024 (https://sociologydictionary.org/adelphogamy/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

adelphogamy. (2013). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/adelphogamy/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2013. “adelphogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 23, 2024. https://sociologydictionary.org/adelphogamy/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“adelphogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2013. Web. 23 May. 2024. <https://sociologydictionary.org/adelphogamy/>.