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ˈæn θəran·ther

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. anthernoun

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


  1. anthernoun

    The pollen-bearing part of the stamen of a flower.

  2. Etymology: From anthère, from ἀνθηρός, from ἄνθος.


  1. anther

    The stamen (plural stamina or stamens) is the pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower. Collectively the stamens form the androecium.


  1. anther

    An anther is part of a flowering plant's stamen (the male reproductive organ) that produces and contains pollen. It is usually situated on top of a stalk-like filament and plays a critical role in the process of plant fertilization.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anthernoun

    that part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary

  2. Etymology: [F. anthre, L. anthera a medicine composed of flowers, fr. Gr. flowery, fr. 'anqei^n to bloom, 'a`nqos flower.]

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  2. thenar

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of anther in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of anther in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of anther in a Sentence

  1. Oscar Lopez:

    If we don't (cross) here, we'll go to anther part of the border.

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