gynophore


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gynophore \Gyn"o*phore\ (j[i^]n"[-o]*f[=o]r), n. [Gr. gynh`
   woman, female + fe`rein to bear, produce: cf. F. gynophore.]
   1. (Bot.) The pedicel raising the pistil or ovary above the
      stamens, as in the passion flower. --Lindley.
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   2. (Zool.) One of the branches bearing the female gonophores,
      in certain Siphonophora.
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