Gyn"o*phore (?), n. [Gr. woman, female + to bear, produce: cf. F. gynophore.]

1. Bot.

The pedicel raising the pistil or ovary above the stamens, as in the passion flower.

Lindley.

2. Zool.

One of the branches bearing the female gonophores, in certain Siphonophora.

 

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