Definition of epigynous in English:

epigynous

adjective

Botany
  • (of a plant or flower) having the ovary enclosed in the receptacle, with the stamens and other floral parts situated above.

Origin

Mid 19th century from modern Latin epigynus, from epi-‘upon, above’ + Greek gunē‘woman’ + -ous.

Pronunciation

epigynous

/ɪˈpɪdʒɪnəs/ /ɛˈpɪdʒɪnəs/