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  • n. Civil servants of Graeco‐Rome that moderated the manners of women and their households.

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gynæc- +‎ -o- conjuncted with nome, from Ancient Greek: γυνή (gunē, "female") in combination with νόμος (nomos, "custom”, “law").

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