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-gynous

Syllabification: -gynous

Definition of -gynous in English:

combiningForm

Botany
Having female organs or pistils of a specified kind or number: epigynous

Origin

based on modern Latin -gynus (from Greek -gunos, from gunē 'woman') + -ous.

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