[ jin-oh-beys, gahy-noh-, jahy- ]
/ ˈdʒɪn oʊˌbeɪs, ˈgaɪ noʊ-, ˈdʒaɪ- /
an elevation of the receptacle of a flower, bearing the gynoecium.
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OTHER WORDS FROM gynobasegyn·o·ba·sic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for gynobase
Gynobase, a depressed receptacle or support of the pistil or carpels, 114.
In some Borragineous flowers, such as Houndstongue, the gynobase runs up in the centre between the carpels into a carpophore.