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cenogamy

Definition of Cenogamy

(noun) A group marriage in which any member may have sexual relations with any other members of the group.

Examples of Cenogamy

  • Four people who are married and engage in sexual activities with each other.
  • Quinn, Alex, Elliot, and Tracy practice cenogamy in a group marriage and have sex with each other one-on-one or as a group.

Cenogamy Pronunciation

  • Syllabification: (ce·nog·a·my)

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Cite the Definition of Cenogamy

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cenogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved September 18, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/cenogamy/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

cenogamy. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/cenogamy/

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

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “cenogamy.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed September 18, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/cenogamy/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“cenogamy.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/cenogamy/>.