anther

anther
antheral, adj.antherless, adj.
/an"theuhr/, n. Bot.
the pollen-bearing part of a stamen. See diag. under flower.
[1545-55; < NL anthera < L < Gk, fem. of antherós flowery; see ANTHESIS]

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