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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The part of the stamen that contains pollen.

Usage examples (27)
  • It is from the same root as the word anther, a part of the flower petal.
  • Cruger believed the viscid matter reaching the anther was a necessary condition for the germination of the pollen-grains.
  • In some Petunias the filaments are unchanged, but in place of the anther is a small lamina, representing precisely the blade of an ordinary leaf.
  • The column is here quite elongated, forked at the tip, the space between the forks occupied by the anther, which is hinged to the upper division. for more
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