Definition of -gyny

1 : existence of or condition of having (such or so many) wives polygyny
2 : condition of being situated (in a specified place) in relation to a female organ of a plant epigyny

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“-gyny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-gyny. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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