Definitions for nectaryˈnɛk tə ri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nec•ta•ryˈnɛk tə ri(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. an organ or part of a plant that secretes nectar.

    Category: Botany

Origin of nectary:

1590–1600; < NL nectarium. See nectar , -y3

nec′ta•ried(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nectary, honey gland(noun)

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

Wiktionary

  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

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