Gyne meaning

jīn
A female social insect that is or has the potential to become a reproductive queen, in contrast to a sterile worker.
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Female reproductive organ.

Trichogyne.

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Female reproductive organ.

Trichogyne.

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The primary reproductive female caste of social insects (especially ants, wasps, and bees), those destined to become queens.
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Origin of gyne

  • From Greek gunē woman gwen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Greek gunē woman gwen- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowed from Ancient Greek γυνή (gunÄ“, “female").

    From Wiktionary