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[ji-nee-see-uh m, -shee-, gahy-, jahy-]
noun, plural gy·ne·ci·a [ji-nee-see-uh, -shee-uh, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni si ə, -ʃi ə, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/.
  1. gynoecium.
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Historical Examples of gynecium

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

    The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

    Victor Hugo

British Dictionary definitions for gynecium


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