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gynostemium

[ jin-uh-stee-mee-uhm, gahy-nuh-, jahy- ]
/ ˌdʒɪn əˈsti mi əm, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ- /
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noun, plural gyn·o·ste·mi·a [jin-uh-stee-mee-uh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-]. /ˌdʒɪn əˈsti mi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ-/. Botany.
the united stamens and pistil of an orchid.
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Origin of gynostemium

1860–65; <New Latin, equivalent to gyno-gyno- + Greek stḗm(ōn) warp, thread + New Latin -ium-ium

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