Definitions for "Epigynous"
Adnate to the surface of the ovary, so as to be apparently inserted upon the top of it; -- said of stamens, petals, sepals, and also of the disk.
Growing on top of the ovary
a. (Gr. epi, upon; gyne, woman) growing upon the top of the ovary or seeming to do so, as petals, sepals, and stamens.