Gyneolatry
Gyneolatry Gyn`e*ol"a*try (j[i^]n`[-e]*[o^]l"[.a]*tr[y^]), n. [Gr. gynh` a woman + latrei`a worship.] The adoration or worship of woman. [1913 Webster]

The sentimental gyneolatry of chivalry, which was at best but skin-deep. --Lowell. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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