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gynecium

[ ji-nee-see-uhm, -shee-, gahy-, jahy- ]
/ dʒɪˈni si əm, -ʃi-, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ- /
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noun, plural gy·ne·ci·a [ji-nee-see-uh, -shee-uh, gahy-, jahy-]. /dʒɪˈni si ə, -ʃi ə, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/.
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How to use gynecium in a sentence

  • Villemot, the stage manager, who was of poor appearance but intelligent, said: "I will take you into the gynecium."

British Dictionary definitions for gynecium

gynecium
/ (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-) /

noun plural -cia (-sɪə)
a variant spelling (esp US) of gynoecium
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