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gynecium

[ji-nee-see-uh m, -shee-, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni si əm, -ʃi-, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/
noun, plural gynecia
[ji-nee-see-uh, -shee-uh, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni si ə, -ʃi ə, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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  • Villemot, the stage manager, who was of poor appearance but intelligent, said: "I will take you into the gynecium."

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gynecium

/dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm; ɡaɪ-/
noun (pl) -cia (-sɪə)
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a variant spelling (esp US) of gynoecium
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