The Collaborative International Dictionary
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.
n. (alternative form of hetaerism English)