Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Second marriage; marriage to a second wife after the death of the first, as "bigamy," in law, is having two wives at once. Originally, a man who married a widow or married again after the death of his wlfe, was said to be guilty of bigamy. Co. Litt 40b, note.

  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Same as deuterogamy.