gynous

-gynous

a combining form with the meanings “of women,” “of females,” “having pistils or analogous organs,” as specified by the initial elements: androgynous.

Origin:
< Greek -gynos. See gyno-, -ous

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-gynous
 
adj combining form
1.  of or relating to women or females: androgynous; misogynous
2.  relating to female organs: epigynous
 
[from New Latin -gynus, from Greek -gunos, from gunē woman]
 
-gyny
 
n combining form

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