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1. anthesis

noun. the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms.

Synonyms

  • inflorescence
  • maturation
  • flowering
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • efflorescence
  • growing
  • florescence
  • blossoming
  • development

Antonyms

  • cenogenesis
  • palingenesis
  • narrowing
  • decrease

Etymology

  • ἄνθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
  • ἀνθῶ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Sentences with anthesis


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bloom stage signals the end of the flower differentiation stage and is the beginning of the anthesis stage, where the flowers open and bloom.

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