deuterogamy definition

  • noun:
    • See digamy.
    • an extra wedding, following the loss of the initial husband or wife; in distinction from bigamy, as defined when you look at the old canon legislation.
    • A second relationship, following the death of initial spouse of wife; -- in distinction from bigamy, as defined in old canon legislation. See bigamy.
    • an extra relationship following the loss of the initial husband or wife, or the custom of contracting these types of marriages.
    • In botany, a kind of atomic fusion using cryptogams that is after the sexual act and superposed upon it.

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