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an·ther

 (ăn′thər)
n.
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.]

anther

(ˈænθə)
n
(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]
ˈantheral adj

an•ther

(ˈæn θər)

n.
the pollen-bearing part of a stamen.
[1545–55; < New Latin anthēra < Greek, feminine of anthērós flowery, akin to antheîn to bloom]
an′ther•al, adj.
an′ther•less, adj.

an·ther

(ăn′thər)
The pollen-bearing part at the upper end of the stamen of a flower. See more at flower.

anther

A pollen-producing part of flower, found at the tip of the stamen.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.anther - the part of the stamen that contains pollenanther - the part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
stamen - the male reproductive organ of a flower
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
Translations
antero
ponsi
pylnik

anther

[ˈænθəʳ] Nantera f

anther

n (Bot) → Staubbeutel m, → Anthere f (spec)

anther

[ˈænθəʳ] nantera
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