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deu·ter·og·a·my n. Remarriage after the death or divorce of one's first husband or
wife. Also called digamy. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English ...
deuterogamy. 1. Marriage a second time; marriage after the death of a first
husband or wife; as distinguished from bigamy. 2. In botany, the condition in
deuterogamy (uncountable). A second marriage, after the death of the first
husband or wife; in distinction from bigamy, as defined in the old canon law. (Can
deuterogamy, second marriage after the death of the first wife. deuteropathy,
second illness in addition to an initial one. deuteroscopy, second view or
Marriage to two spouses simultaneously is bigamy, while digamy (or
deuterogamy) is marriage to two spouses in succession. Having several spouses
second, secondary: deuterogamy. Origin of deutero-. ; from Classical Greek
deuteros, second, origin, originally , farther from, a comparative form ; from base
combining form1. second or secondary ⇒ deuterogamy, ⇒ deuterium2. (in
chemistry) indicating the presence of deuterium. Collins English Dictionary.
Definitions. noun plural -miesa second marriage contracted after the termination
of the first by death or divorce. Also called: deuterogamy Compare bigamy.