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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The external female sex organ in arachnids.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The female aperture or vulva in arachnids.

Etymologies

From modern Latin epigynum, from Ancient Greek ἐπί (epi) + γυνή (gunē, "female"). (Wiktionary)

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