gynaeceum

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From Latin gynaecēum, gynaecīum, from Ancient Greek γυναικεῖον (gunaikeîon), from γυνή (gunḗ, woman).

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gynaeceum (plural gynaeceums or gynaecea)

  1. (historical) The women's quarters in a household, especially of ancient Greece or Rome.
  2. (obsolete) Establishment in Rome where female workers made clothing and furniture for royalty.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γυναικεῖον (gunaikeîon).

Noun[edit]

gynaecēum n (genitive gynaecēī); second declension

  1. womens quarters in a Greek house

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Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gynaecēum gynaecēa
genitive gynaecēī gynaecēōrum
dative gynaecēō gynaecēīs
accusative gynaecēum gynaecēa
ablative gynaecēō gynaecēīs
vocative gynaecēum gynaecēa

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