polyamory etymology

English word polyamory comes from English -y, Latin amore, English poly- (Many. Polymer.)

Detailed word origin of polyamory

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-y English (eng) Forming abstract nouns denoting a state, condition, or quality.. Used in the name of some locations which end in -ia in Latin. Forming diminutive nouns. Also used for familiar and pet names as a term of endearment. Added to nouns and adjectives to form adjectives meaning “having the quality of”.. Added to verbs to form adjectives meaning "inclined to".
amore Latin (lat)
poly- English (eng) Many. Polymer.
polyamory English (eng) Any of various practices involving romantic or sexual relationships with multiple partners with the knowledge and consent of all involved.

Words with the same origin as polyamory

Descendants of -y
andy apply bags bunny crazy creepy dummy funny handy healthy heavy kitty mommy pretty pussy risky rocky rusty scary sexy shitty skinny sonny tiny tony
Descendants of poly-
polyamorous polyangular polycarbonate polycarpic polydeism polydiverse polyembryo polyester polyethylene polyfoam polygamous polyglandular polygraph polyketide polymer polyneuritis polyphonic polyphony polypropylene polystyrene polysulfone resin polyurethane polyvinyl styrofoam