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Meaning of ANTHER

Pronunciation:  'anthur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
 

ANTHER is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: reproductive structure, stamen

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An"ther\, n. [F. anth[`e]re, L. anthera a medicine
composed of flowers, fr. Gr. ? flowery, fr. 'anqei^n to
bloom, 'a`nqos flower.] (Bot.)
That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing
dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of
the ovary. -- {An"ther*al}, a.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The pollen-producing producing part of a flower.
 

 

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