Definition of antho-

: flower anthocyanin anthophilous

History and Etymology for antho-

borrowed from Greek, combining form from ánthos "flower," neuter s-stem, of uncertain origin

Note: Greek ánthos was traditionally linked with Sanskrit andhas-, ándhaḥ "sprout of the soma plant," but this has been questioned; other proposed comparisons are still more tenuous.

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