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variant of gyneco-: gynophore.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Also especially before a vowel, gyn-.
Origin of gyno-
<Greek, combining form of gynḗ
Words nearby gyno-
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British Dictionary definitions for gyno-
before a vowel gyn-
relating to women; femalegynarchy
denoting a female reproductive organgynophore
Word Origin for gyno-
from Greek, from gunē woman
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Medical definitions for gyno-
Female reproductive organ or system:gynoplastics.
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