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big·a·my / ˈbigəmē/ • n. the act of going through a marriage ceremony while already married to another person. DERIVATIVES: big·a·mist / -mist/ n. big·a·mous / -məs/ adj.

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bigamy XIII. — (O)F. bigamie, f. bigame (whence ME. bigam) — late L. bigamus. f. BI- + Gr. -gamos married.
Hence bigamist XVII, bigamous XIX.

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