gynoecium definition

  • noun:
    • The female reproductive organs of a flower; the pistil or pistils thought to be a bunch.
    • The pistils of a flower thought to be an organization
    • The pistils of a flower, taken collectively. See Illust. of carpophore.
    • The pistil or collective pistils of a flower; the feminine part of a flower all together: correlative to andrœcium. Additionally gynœcium, gynœceum.
    • women gametoecium

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