antheridium

noun
an·ther·id·i·um | \ˌan(t)-thə-ˈri-dē-əm \
plural antheridia\-dē-ə \

Definition of antheridium 

: the male reproductive organ of some cryptogamous plants

Other Words from antheridium

antheridial \-dē-əl \ adjective

First Known Use of antheridium

1818, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antheridium

New Latin, from anthera

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