Polygynia

plural noun
Poly·​gyn·​ia | \ ˌpälēˈj|inēə, -lə̇ˈ-, -ˈg|, |īn- \

Definition of Polygynia

in former classifications
: a class of plants comprising those having flowers with more than 12 styles

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History and Etymology for Polygynia

New Latin, from poly- + -gynia

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“Polygynia.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polygynia. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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