noun, plural gyn·ae·ce·a [jin-uh-see-uh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-]. /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/.
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noun, plural gyn·ae·ce·a [jin-uh-see-uh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-]. /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/. Botany.
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The gynaeceum, like the narthex below it, is covered with cross-groined vaults and contains a small fireplace.
Sometimes there was in the Gynaeceum a personage even more exalted than any which have as yet been mentioned.
The concubines seem to have occupied a distinct part of the Gynaeceum, called "the second house of the women."
The northern compartment of the gynaeceum connects with the gynaeceum of the north church.
It will be seen that Hill relied much on the characters of the corolla and the gynaeceum.