gynaeceum


noun, plural gyn·ae·ce·a [jin-uhseeuh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/.

  1. (among the ancient Greeks) the part of a dwelling used by women.

noun, plural gyn·ae·ce·a [jin-uhseeuh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/. Botany.

  1. gynoecium.

noun plural -cea (-ˈsiːə)

  1. (in ancient Greece and Rome) the inner section of a house, used as women’s quarters
  2. (dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm, ɡaɪ-) a variant spelling of gynoecium

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