gyne definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A female social insect that is or has the potential to become a reproductive queen, in contrast to a sterile worker.
Origin of gyneGreek gunē, woman; see gwen- in Indo-European roots.
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Female reproductive organ: trichogyne.
Origin of -gyneFrom Greek gunē, woman; see gwen- in Indo-European roots.
gyne definition by Wiktionary
Borrowed from Ancient Greek γυνή (gunē, “female”).