Gyne Definition

jīn
noun
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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suffix
Female reproductive organ.
Trichogyne.
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Other Word Forms of Gyne

Noun

Singular:
gyne
Plural:
gynes

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

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