Gynoecium



[ji-nee-see-uh m, -shee-, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni si əm, -ʃi-, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/

noun, plural gynoecia
[ji-nee-see-uh, -shee-uh, gahy-, jahy-] /dʒɪˈni si ə, -ʃi ə, gaɪ-, dʒaɪ-/ (Show IPA). Botany.
1.
the pistil or pistils of a flower; the female parts.
/dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm; ɡaɪ-/
noun (pl) -cia, -cea (-sɪə)
1.
the carpels of a flowering plant collectively
gynoecium
(gī-nē’sē-əm, jĭ-)
Plural gynoecia
The female reproductive organs of a flower considered as a group; the pistil or pistils. Compare androecium.

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