endothecium

noun
en·​do·​the·​ci·​um | \ ˌen-dō-ˈthē-sē-əm How to pronounce endothecium (audio) , -shē- How to pronounce endothecium (audio) \
plural endothecia\ ˌen-​dō-​ˈthē-​sē-​ə How to pronounce endothecia (audio) , -​shē-​ How to pronounce endothecia (audio) \

Definition of endothecium

: the inner lining of a mature anther

First Known Use of endothecium

1832, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for endothecium

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“Endothecium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endothecium. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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