Home / English / What is the meaning of polygyny and polyandry? English What is the meaning of polygyny and polyandry? Posted on28/10/202226/09/2022 Updated on26/09/2022 Polygyny is a practice in which a man has several wives. On the other hand in polyandry, a woman has several husbands. Related posts: “The primitive communities lived in complete harmony with their natural environment and as such the humans were naturalised.” Support the statement. “Nature provides opportunities and humans make use of these and slowly nature gets humanised and starts bearing the imprints of human endeavour.” Justify the statement. Who was V. S. Sukthankar? What is the meaning of the word ‘Kula’ and ‘Jnati’ in Sanskrit?