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[muh-noj-uh-nee] /məˈnɒdʒ ə ni/

the practice or condition of having only one wife at a time.
(of a male animal) the condition of having one mate at a time.
(in social insects) the condition of having one functioning queen in a colony.
Botany. the condition of having one pistil.
the custom of having only one female sexual partner over a period of time


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