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Meaning of ANTHESIS

Pronunciation:  an'theesis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
 

ANTHESIS is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: blossoming, efflorescence, florescence, flowering, inflorescence
 
 See Also: development, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\An*the"sis\, n. [Gr. ? bloom, fr. 'anqei^n to bloom,
'a`nqos flower.] (Bot.)
The period or state of full expansion in a flower. --Gray.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The time or action of a flower opening.
  2. The time of a flower's opening.
 

 

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