Polyandry

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POLYANDRY. The state of a woman who has several husbands.
     2. Polyandry is legalized only in Tibet. This is inconsistent with the law of nature. Vide Law of Nature.

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The mean number of fertile eggs laid by both monogamic and three days old polyandric G.
Their polyandric marriage, which shocked the people present (MBh 1,197,27-29; Hopkins 1889: 298f.), can be compared to the customs of the Iranian Massagetae (Herodotus 1,216).
These Iranians brought with them their own traditions, such as polyandric marriage, circular yurt-like houses, and funeral customs including exposure and megalithic burial.