Hetairism He*tair"ism, Hetarism Het"a*rism, n. [Gr. ? a companion, a concubine, fem. of ? a comrade.] A supposed primitive state of society, in which all the women of a tribe were held in common. --H. Spencer. -- {Het`a*ris"tic}, a. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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