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pair' bond"




n. Animal Behav.
1. a partnership between a mating couple that lasts through one season, serving primarily in the cooperative rearing of young.
2. the couple that forms such a partnership.

pair-bond



Pronunciation: (pâr'bond"), [key] Animal Behav.

v.i.
(of a mating couple) to form and maintain a pair bond.

n.
See pair bond.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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