Gynaeceum



[jin-uh-see-uh m, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi əm, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/

noun, plural gynaecea
[jin-uh-see-uh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/ (Show IPA)
1.
(among the ancient Greeks) the part of a dwelling used by women.
[jin-uh-see-uh m, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi əm, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/
noun, plural gynaecea
[jin-uh-see-uh, gahy-nuh-, jahy-nuh-] /ˌdʒɪn əˈsi ə, ˌgaɪ nə-, ˌdʒaɪ nə-/ (Show IPA). Botany.
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/ˌdʒaɪnɪˈsiːəm/
noun (pl) -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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