anther

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noun an·ther \ˈan(t)-thər\

Definition of anther

  1. :  the part of a stamen that produces and contains pollen and is usually borne on a stalk — see flower illustration

antheral

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Origin and Etymology of anther

New Latin anthera, from Latin, medicine made from flowers, from Greek anthēra, from feminine of anthēros flowery, from anthos


ANTHER Defined for English Language Learners

anther

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Definition of anther for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a flower that contains pollen


ANTHER Defined for Kids

anther

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noun an·ther \ˈan-thər\

Definition of anther for Students

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



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