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Stamen

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Noun
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sta=men

CIDE DICTIONARY

Stamenn. [L. stamen the warp, a thread, fiber, akin to Gr. sth`mwn the warp, fr. 'ista`nai to stand, akin to E. stand. See Stand, and cf. Stamin, Stamina.].
  •  A thread; especially, a warp thread.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The male organ of flowers for secreting and furnishing the pollen or fecundating dust. It consists of the anther and filament.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Stamen, n. the male fertilizing organ of a flowering plant, including the anther containing pollen.

Derivative
staminiferous adj.
Etymology
L stamen staminis warp in an upright loom, thread

THESAURUS

Stamen

androecium, anther, calyx, carpel, corolla, corolla tube, corona, epicalyx, gynoecium, megasporophyll, microsporophyll, perianth, petal, pistil, receptacle, stigma, style, torus

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