(Pol"y*gyn) n. [Cf. F. polygyne. See Polygyny.] (Bot.) A plant of the order Polygynia.
(||Pol`y*gyn"i*a) n. pl. [NL. See Polygyny.] (Bot.) A Linnæan order of plants having many
(Pol`y*gyn"i*an Po*lyg"y*nous) a. (Bot.) Having many styles; belonging to the order Polygynia.
(Po*lyg"y*nist) n. One who practices or advocates polygyny. H. Spenser.
(Po*lyg"y*ny) n. [Poly- + Gr. woman, wife.] The state or practice of having several wives at
the same time; marriage to several wives. H. Spenser.
(Pol`y*ha"lite) n. [Poly- + Gr. salt.] (Min.) A mineral usually occurring in fibrous masses, of
a brick-red color, being tinged with iron, and consisting chiefly of the sulphates of lime, magnesia, and
Polyhedral angle, an angle bounded by three or more plane angles having a common vertex.
(Pol`y*he"dral Pol`y*hed"ric*al) a. [See Polyhedron.] (Geom.) Having many sides, as a
(Pol`y*he"dron) n.; pl. E. Polyhedrons. L. Polyhedra [NL., fr. Gr. with many seats or
sides; poly`s many + a seat or side: cf. F. polyèdre.]
1. (Geom.) A body or solid contained by many sides or planes.
2. (Opt.) A polyscope, or multiplying glass.
(Pol`y*he"drous) a. Polyhedral.
(Pol`y*his"tor) n. [Gr. very learned.] One versed in various learning. [R.]
(Pol`y*hym"ni*a) n. [L., from Gr. poly`s many + hymn.] (Anc. Myth.) The Muse of lyric