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anther

noun an·ther \ˈan(t)-thər\

: the part of a flower that contains pollen

Full Definition of ANTHER

:  the part of a stamen that produces and contains pollen and is usually borne on a stalk — see flower illustration
an·ther·al \-thə-rəl\ adjective

Origin of ANTHER

New Latin anthera, from Latin, medicine made from flowers, from Greek anthēra, from feminine of anthēros flowery, from anthos
First Known Use: circa 1706
ANTHER Defined for Kids

anther

noun an·ther \ˈan-thər\

Definition of ANTHER for Kids

:  the enlargement at the tip of a flower's stamen that contains pollen

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