noun, plural gy·noe·ci·a [ji-nee-see-uh, -shee-uh, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni si ə, -ʃi ə, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/. Botany.
Origin of gynoecium
Examples from the Web for gynoecium
In these days women should be educated for the salon as they once were for the gynoecium.The Marriage Contract|Honore de Balzac
In this case it is the gynoecium which has an additional number of parts.
This arrangement is known as hypogynous, the other series (calyx, corolla and stamens) being beneath (hypo-) the gynoecium.