plural noun
Acrog·​y·​nae | \ ə-ˈkrä-jə-(ˌ)nē \

Definition of Acrogynae

in some classifications
: a group of liverworts including all the leafy members of the Juneermanniaceae — compare anacrogynae

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First Known Use of Acrogynae

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Acrogynae

New Latin, from acr- + -gynae (from Greek gynē woman)

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“Acrogynae.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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