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[jin-uh-fawr, -fohr, gahy-nuh-, jahy-] /ˈdʒɪn əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, ˈgaɪ nə-, ˈdʒaɪ-/

noun, Botany.
the elongated stalk of a pistil.
/ˈdʒaɪnəʊˌfɔː; ˈɡaɪ-/
a stalk in some plants that bears the gynoecium above the level of the other flower parts
(gī’nə-fôr’, jĭn’ə-)
The stalk of a pistil.


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