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The pollen-bearing part of a stamen.
[Medieval Latin anthēra, pollen, from Latin, a medicine extracted from flowers, from Greek, from feminine of anthēros, flowery, from anthos, flower.]
(Botany) the terminal part of a stamen consisting usually of two lobes each containing two sacs in which the pollen matures
[C18: from New Latin anthēra, from Latin: a remedy prepared from flowers, from Greek, from anthēros flowery, from anthos flower]
the pollen-bearing part of a stamen.
[1545–55; < New Latin anthēra < Greek, feminine of anthērós flowery, akin to antheîn to bloom]
The pollen-bearing part at the upper end of the stamen of a flower. See more at flower.
A pollen-producing part of flower, found at the tip of the stamen.