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

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin -gynia, borrowed from Greek, from -gynos -gynous + -ia -y entry 2

Dictionary Entries Near -gyny

Cite this Entry

“-gyny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-gyny. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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