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gynoecium

gy·noe·ci·um

gynoecium

 
pronunciation:
jih ni si m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: gynoecia
definition: the female reproductive organs of a flower; carpel, or carpels collectively; pistil, or pistils collectively.
Word Parts
The word gynoecium contains the following part:
gyn, gyno, gyne, gynec, gyneco Greek root that means woman, female
synonyms:
fem, femin