Definition of epigynous in English:

epigynous

Syllabification: e·pig·y·nous
Pronunciation: /iˈpijənəs
 
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adjective

Botany
(Of a plant or flower) having the ovary enclosed in the receptacle, with the stamens and other floral parts situated above. Compare with hypogynous, perigynous.

Origin

mid 19th century: from modern Latin epigynus, from epi- 'upon, above' + Greek gunē 'woman' + -ous.

Derivatives

epigyny

Pronunciation: /iˈpijənē/
noun

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