Definition of proterogyny in English:

proterogyny

noun

Botany Zoology
  • Protogyny.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Botanical Gazette. From protero- + ancient Greek γυνή woman, wife + -y, after Italian proteroginia. Compare earlier protogyny and proterogynous.

Pronunciation

proterogyny

/ˌprəʊtəˈrɒdʒɪni/