gynecium

gynecium

[ji-nee-see-uhm, -shee-, gahy-, jahy-]
noun, plural gynecia [ji-nee-see-uh, -shee-uh, gahy-, jahy-] .
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gynecium (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-)
 
n , pl -cia
a variant spelling (esp US) of gynoecium

gynoecium, esp (US) gynaeceum, esp (US) gynaecium or esp (US) gynecium (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-)
 
n , pl -cia, -cea
the carpels of a flowering plant collectively
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek gunaikeion women's quarters, from gunaik-, gunē woman + -eion, suffix indicating place]
 
gynaeceum, esp (US) gynaeceum, esp (US) gynaecium or esp (US) gynecium (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, -sɪə)
 
n
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek gunaikeion women's quarters, from gunaik-, gunē woman + -eion, suffix indicating place]
 
gynaecium, esp (US) gynaeceum, esp (US) gynaecium or esp (US) gynecium (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, -sɪə, -sɪə)
 
n
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek gunaikeion women's quarters, from gunaik-, gunē woman + -eion, suffix indicating place]
 
gynecium, esp (US) gynaeceum, esp (US) gynaecium or esp (US) gynecium (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-, -sɪə, -sɪə, -sɪə)
 
n
 
[C18: New Latin, from Greek gunaikeion women's quarters, from gunaik-, gunē woman + -eion, suffix indicating place]

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