gynæc-

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek γῠναικ- (gunaik-), stem of γῠνή (gunḗ, woman”, “female).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: gīʹnĭk—, jīʹnĭk—, gīʹnēk—, jĭʹnĭk—, IPA(key): /ˈɡaɪnɪk—/, /ˈdʒaɪnɪk—/, /ˈɡaɪniːk—/, /ˈdʒɪnɪk—/

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gynæc-

  1. woman, female

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Synonyms[edit]

  • femin- (Latinate equivalent)
  • gyn- (Grecian, chiefly botany)

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