Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The female aperture or vulva in arachnids.

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  • noun zoology The external female sex organ in arachnids.

Etymologies

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

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