Polyanthropy is a term with two definitions. It could be an umbrella term for polygamy and polyamory, or it could be a gender neutral version of polygyny and polyandry, depending on the usage of the word. Several examples include of the gender neutral definition include...
- A person who marries multiple men and women.
- A person who marries multiple non-binary people.
- A person who marries multiple anonbinary people.
- A person who marries a group of people of different genders.
One who identifies as this can be called a polyanthropist, polyanthrope, polyanthropic, polyanthropical, polyanthric or polyanthropous.
It is unknown when the term was coined, however it has been used amongst the community for a number of years.
The flag was coined by Tumblr user beyond-mogai-pride-flags on September 16th of 2018.
Poly- comes from Greek polus ‘much’, polloi ‘many’. -anthropy from Ancient Greek ánthrōpos “human”.