stamen

noun sta·men \ ˈstā-mən \

Definition of stamen

plural stamens also stamina play \ˈstā-mə-nə, ˈsta-\
:a microsporophyll of a seed plant; specifically :the pollen-producing male organ of a flower that consists of an anther and a filament — see flower illustration

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Origin and Etymology of stamen

Latin, warp, thread, from stare to stand — more at stand


STAMEN Defined for English Language Learners

stamen

noun

Definition of stamen for English Language Learners

  • botany : the part of a flower that produces pollen


STAMEN Defined for Kids

stamen

noun sta·men \ ˈstā-mən \

Definition of stamen for Students

:the part of a flower that produces pollen and is made up of an anther and a filament


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