Hy*pog"y*nous (?), a. [Pref. hypo- + Gr. woman, female: cf. F. hypogyne.] Bot.

Inserted below the pistil or pistils; -- said of sepals, petals, and stamens; having the sepals, petals, and stamens inserted below the pistil; -- said of a flower or a plant.

Gray.

 

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