Complete Definition of "sororate marriage"

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Etymology
From the Latin soror "sister" + -ate and marriage.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A marriage in which a husband engages in marriage or sexual relations with the sister of his wife, usually after the death of his wife, or once his wife has proven infertile.

Related terms
levirate marriage

ru:sororate marriage

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