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1. anther

noun. the part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk.

Synonyms

  • reproductive structure

Etymology

  • anthère (French)
  • ἀνθηρός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word anther


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pollination is the transfer of pollen from the anther of a flower to the stigma of the same or a different flower.

2. Adverb
Together, a filament and an anther make up a single stamen, which indicates a male flower.

3. Determiner
Fold back the rostellum, the small membrane inside the center of the vanilla flower, with a toothpick to reveal the pollen covered anther inside.

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