Gynaecian

Gy`nae´cian

    (jĭ`nē´shan)
a.1.The same as Gynecian.
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However, unlike the Turkish tradition of honour-killing to protect namus (simultaneously female chastity and male honour at possessing chaste female relations)--or indeed, unlike the usual drowning of Phrosyne--where the killers are male, this horrific deed is both Grecian and gynaecian. Encirled and suffocated by female bodies and female garb, she is effectively smothered in her own zone and in Greek costume.