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gynoecium


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gynoecium  \Gy*n[oe]"ci*um\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?  a  woman  +  ? 
  house.]  (Bot.) 
  The  pistils  of  a  flower,  taken  collectively.  See  Illust.  of 
  {Carpophore}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gynoecium 
  n  :  the  female  ovule-bearing  part  of  a  flower  composed  of  ovary 
  and  style  and  stigma  [syn:  {pistil}] 




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