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hypogynous

hy·pog·y·nous

hypogynous

 
pronunciation:
haI pa j ns
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of petals, sepals, and stamens, attached to the receptacle below the pistil, as in a tulip. (Cf. epigynous, perigynous.)
derivation: hypogyny (n.)
Word Parts
The word hypogynous contains the following parts:
gyn, gyno, gyne, gynec, gyneco Greek root that means woman, female
synonyms:
fem, femin