gynophore

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noun gy·no·phore \ˈgī-nə-ˌfȯr, ˈji-\

Definition of gynophore

  1. :  a prolongation of the receptacle (as in a caper flower) with the gynoecium at its apex

1821

First Known Use of gynophore

1821


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