Definitions for nectaryˈnɛk tə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nectary, honey gland(noun)

    a gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar

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  1. nectary(Noun)

    A gland that secretes nectar

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nectary(noun)

    that part of a blossom which secretes nectar, usually the base of the corolla or petals; also, the spur of such flowers as the larkspur and columbine, whether nectariferous or not. See the Illustration of Nasturtium

  2. Origin: [From Nectar: cf. F. nectaire.]


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