en·​do·​the·​ci·​um ˌen-dō-ˈthē-sē-əm How to pronounce endothecium (audio) -shē- How to pronounce endothecium (audio)
: the inner lining of a mature anther

Word History


New Latin

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of endothecium was in 1832

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“Endothecium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endothecium. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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