noun epig·y·num \-nəm\
variants: less commonly



Definition of epigynum



  1. :  the female genital opening of an arachnid; also :  a chitinous plate overlying this opening in a spider

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Origin and Etymology of epigynum

New Latin epigynum, from epi- + -gynum (from Greek -gynon, neuter of -gynos -gynous)

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to cast off or become cast off

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