- (among the ancient Greeks) the part of a dwelling used by women.
Origin of gynaeceum1
Examples from the Web for gynaeceum
Historical Examples of gynaeceum
It will be seen that Hill relied much on the characters of the corolla and the gynaeceum.
The concubines seem to have occupied a distinct part of the Gynaeceum, called "the second house of the women."
Sometimes there was in the Gynaeceum a personage even more exalted than any which have as yet been mentioned.
The northern compartment of the gynaeceum connects with the gynaeceum of the north church.
The gynaeceum, like the narthex below it, is covered with cross-groined vaults and contains a small fireplace.
- (in ancient Greece and Rome) the inner section of a house, used as women's quarters
- (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-) a variant spelling of gynoecium