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noun as in thread

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Anther, an′thėr, n. the top of the stamen in a flower which contains the pollen or fertilising dust.

The portion of a stamen which connects the two cells of the anther.

These tips, as I believe I told you, are called anthers, and the slender part of the stamen is the filament.

In scarlet dwarf Pelargonium, you will find occasionally an additional and abnormal stamen on opposite and lower side of flower.

Now the pollen of this one occasional short stamen, I think, very likely would produce dwarf plants.


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On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to stamen, such as: cord, cotton, filament, silk, strand, and string.

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