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Definition of the noun Gyne

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  1. The primary reproductive female caste of social insects (especially ants, wasps, and bees), those destined to become queens.


  1. Gyne is the primary reproductive female caste of social insects. Gynes are those destined to become queens, whereas female workers are typically sterile and cannot become queens. A colony with multiple queens is said to be a polygyne form, whereas with only one is a monogyne form.
  2. Gyne is a TV program.
    • also known as Gine: Sanfujinka no onna tachi
    • regular cast: Mariko Shinoda

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Google previewSpelling Scots (2015)

by Jennifer Bann

gyne is a variant of adjune, ...

Google previewFeminist Introduction to Paul (2005)

by Sandra Hack Polaski

On the face of it, and as it is often interpreted, this text would seem to prohibit any public speaking by women in the assembly, or at least by married women (the Greek gyne means either "woman" or "wife";). Yet 56 A ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Names (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Gramineae Origins: From the Greek gyne "a woman, female" and erion "wool," referring to the woolly stigma or to the hairy spikelets of the female plants, leaves used for weaving hats and mats. Species/Vernacular Names: G. sagittatum ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

gynecomastia /gi'nakömastë' a, jī-, jin'[Gk, gyne + mastos, breast], an abnormal enlargement of one or both breasts in males. The condition is usually temporary and benign. It may be caused ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

(Greek, gyne = female + aner = male. PL, Gynaecaners.) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Scientific Terms (1920)

Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition of Terms in Biology, Botany, Zoology, Anatomy, Cytology, Embryology, Physiology by Isabella Ferguson Henderson, William Dawson Henderson

gyne, woman ; pherein, to carry.] ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biological Terms (1920)

gyne, woman; aner, man ; тот/де, form.] Condition of having one side characteristically male, the other female, from external aspect. gynandrophore( jïnän'dröför')In. [Gk. gyne, woman ; aner, man ; _zi/zerein, to carry.] An axial prolongation ...

Google previewDictionary of Invertebrate Zoology --Paperback (2010)

by Maggenti Mary Ann, Maggenti Armand, Gardner Scott

gyne, woman; aner, male; archon, leader] (ARTHRO: Insecta) Social organization among insects differing from gynarchy in that the male takes part in establishing the colony. gynandromorph n. [Gr. gyne, woman; aner, male; morphe, form] ...

Google previewAn Encyclopaedia of Plants (1829)

by John Claudius Loudon

Gynándria (gyne, a wo. man, arter, a man ). ophrya apsfera. 718 21. Mona"cia ( monas, one, oikos, house). Cucurbita Pepo. 768 } 22. Dioc"cha (dis, twice, oikos, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Gyne. A female of the reproductive caste in social Hymenoptera. It is applied to potential or actual queens of ants, bees and wasps. Gynopara. (pi. gynoparae). In aphids, viviparous females that are produced on the secondary host in the ...

Google previewA practical medical dictionary ... (1914)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

gyne, woman, + aner(andr-), man , + eidos, resemblance] A woman with hermaphroditic sexual characteristics who is mistaken for a man. gynandromorphism (ji-nan-dro-mor'fizm) [G. gyne, ...

Google previewAppleton's Medical Dictionary (1915)

by Caroline Wormeley Latimer

gyne, a woman, -f- aner, a man, + morphe, form.] gynatresia (jin-at-re'se-ah). Atresia of the vagina. [Gr., gyne, woman, -f- atresia, atresia.] gyncco-, gyno-. A prefix from the Gr., ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants (2016)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology (5 Volume Set) by Umberto Quattrocchi

Malay name: sulong akar Gynostemma Blume Cucurbitaceae Greek gyne 'female organs, female' and ...

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