-gynia

noun plural combining form -gyn·ia \ˈjinēə, ˈgi-\

Definition of -gynia

  1. :  plants having (such or so many) pistils —in Linnaean botanical orders digynia

gynian

adjective or noun combining form

-gynious

\-ēəs\ adjective combining form

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Origin and Etymology of -gynia

New Latin, from -gynus -gynous + -ia


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