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synonyms for stamen

  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • silk
  • strand
  • string
  • wire
  • wool
  • yarn
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • staple
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • woof
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How to use stamen in a sentence

Anther, an′thėr, n. the top of the stamen in a flower which contains the pollen or fertilising dust.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 1 OF 4: A-D)VARIOUS
The portion of a stamen which connects the two cells of the anther.
MICHIGAN TREESCHARLES HERBERT OTIS
These tips, as I believe I told you, are called anthers, and the slender part of the stamen is the filament.
A LITTLE GARDEN CALENDAR FOR BOYS AND GIRLSALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
In scarlet dwarf Pelargonium, you will find occasionally an additional and abnormal stamen on opposite and lower side of flower.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
Now the pollen of this one occasional short stamen, I think, very likely would produce dwarf plants.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
If you experiment on Pelargonium I would suggest your looking out for this single stamen.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
One can see that if there is to be a split in the tube, the law of symmetry would lead it to be double, and so free one stamen.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
Now there remains only the one serious point—viz.the separation of the one stamen.
MORE LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN VOLUME IICHARLES DARWIN
The upright or depressed stamen is not an invariable criterion of the condition of the pollen although it is usually.
THE GRAPES OF NEW YORKU. P. HEDRICK
These are upright, and the pollen of each stamen drops on to a small hollow on the top of the stamen below.
THE ROMANCE OF PLANT LIFEG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO STAMEN

  • cord
  • cotton
  • filament
  • flax
  • floss
  • ligature
  • lint
  • lisle
  • pile
  • ravel
  • silk
  • stamen
  • staple
  • strand
  • string
  • thrum
  • twine
  • warp
  • weft
  • wire
  • woof
  • wool
  • yarn
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.