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sta·men

 (stā′mən)
n. pl. sta·mens or sta·mi·na (stā′mə-nə, stăm′ə-)
The pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower, usually consisting of a filament and an anther.

[Latin stāmen, thread; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]

sta′mi·nal (stā′mə-nəl, stăm′ə-) adj.
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stamen

(ˈsteɪmɛn)
n, pl stamens or stamina (ˈstæmɪnə)
(Botany) the male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of a stalk (filament) bearing an anther in which pollen is produced
[C17: from Latin: the warp in an upright loom, from stāre to stand]
staminal adj
staminiferous adj
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sta•men

(ˈsteɪ mən)

n., pl. sta•mens, stam•i•na (ˈstæm ə nə)
the pollen-bearing organ of a flower, consisting of the filament and the anther.
[1640–50; < Latin stāmen warp, thread, stamen =stā(re) to stand + -men n. suffix]
sta′mened, adj.
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sta·men

(stā′mən)
The male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of a filament and a pollen-bearing anther at its tip. See more at flower.
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stamen

The male reproductive organ of a flower.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stamen - the male reproductive organ of a flower
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
anther - the part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
gynostegium - the crown of the stamen in plants of the genus Asclepias
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
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Translations
سَداة: العُضْو الذَّكَري في النَّبْتَه
tyčinka
støvdrager
porzó
frævill
kuokelis
putekšņlapa
tyčinka
ercik

stamen

[ˈsteɪmen] N (stamens or stamina (pl)) [ˈstæmɪnə]estambre m
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stamen

[ˈsteɪmɛn] nétamine f
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stamen

nStaubgefäß nt
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stamen

[ˈsteɪmɛn] nstame m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

stamen

(ˈsteimən) noun
one of the thread-like spikes in a flower that bear the pollen.
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References in classic literature ?
Those flowers, also, which had their stamens and pistils placed, in relation to the size and habits of the particular insects which visited them, so as to favour in any degree the transportal of their pollen from flower to flower, would likewise be favoured or selected.
Some holly-trees bear only male flowers, which have four stamens producing rather a small quantity of pollen, and a rudimentary pistil; other holly-trees bear only female flowers; these have a full-sized pistil, and four stamens with shrivelled anthers, in which not a grain of pollen can be detected.
466), which was remarkable for the irritability of the stamens, when I inserted either a piece of stick or the end of my finger in the flower.
I will spare you the familiar examples of the sensitive mimosa, the several insectivorous flowers and those whose stamens bend down and shake their pollen upon the entering bee in order that he may fertilize their distant mates.
And on through the sunny gardens they went, into the Lily Hall, where, among the golden stamens of a graceful flower, sat the Queen; while on the broad, green leaves around it stood the brighteyed little maids of honor.
Nature has written out his bride's character for him in those exquisite lines of cheek and lip and chin, in those eyelids delicate as petals, in those long lashes curled like the stamen of a flower, in the dark liquid depths of those wonderful eyes.
In his wisdom is no stamen. It is all head and no body, like the pictures of the Goddess Laverna, -- or, at best, all head and shoulders, like a codfish.
caeruleum, which grows to around 60cm (92ft) tall, producing soft blue flowers with bright yellow stamens, and self-seeds freely.
Chasmogamous flowers, the subject of our study, are complex in form, nectarless, monosymmetric, and consist of three blue and three showy, yellow stamens (Figs.
The stamens' potential energy gets converted into moving, or kinetic, energy, which causes them to spring up and fling pollen into the air.