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exogamyExogamie (ger.)

  • The custom by which a man is bound to take a wife outside his own clan or group. (OED)

    Exogamy Pure.—1. Tribal (or family) system.—Tribes separate. All the members of each tribe of the same blood, or feigning themselves to be so. Marriage prohibited between the members of the tribe.

    McLennan, J.F. (1865). Primitive Marriage: 142.