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ˈæn θəran·ther

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  1. anther(noun)

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


  1. anther(Noun)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anther(noun)

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

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

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  1. Tehran

  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

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

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