anthesis

noun
an·​the·​sis | \ an-ˈthē-səs How to pronounce anthesis (audio) \

Definition of anthesis

: the action or period of opening of a flower

First Known Use of anthesis

circa 1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anthesis

New Latin, from Greek anthēsis bloom, from anthein to flower, from anthos

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