Dyad

Pronunciation:

|ˈdīad|

Definition:

A term which describes a relationship which involves precisely two participants. Westernized countries tend to prefer monogamous dyads as their societal norm; it is the most common form of romantic relationship on earth.

Polyamory communities use the term to describe specific pairings within polyamorous relationships.

Example:

Donald and Daisy are dating each other, exclusively. They are in a monogamous dyad relationship.