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anthophore

[an-thuh-fawr, -fohr] /ˈæn θəˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr/
noun, Botany.
1.
a form of floral stalk, produced by the elongation of the internode between the calyx and the corolla, and bearing the corolla, stamens, and pistil.
Origin of anthophore
1830-1840
First recorded in 1830-40, anthophore is from the Greek word anthophóros flower-bearing, blooming. See antho-, -phore
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anthophore

/ˈænθəʊˌfɔː; -θə-/
noun
1.
an elongation of the receptacle of a flower between the calyx and corolla
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