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Origin of anther
Examples from the Web for anther
I suppose you were afraid I was going to give you anther whistle.Coniston, Complete|Winston Churchill
This measure had a anther reaching effect than merely giving the Union armies an increased supply of men.The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume One|Abraham Lincoln
Anther, an′thėr, n. the top of the stamen in a flower which contains the pollen or fertilising dust.
Pol' lin na tion, the transfer of pollen from the anther of a flower to the stigma.A Guide for the Study of Animals|Worrallo Whitney
Sometimes the stamen has no filament, and the anther is then said to be sessile.Field and Woodland Plants|William S. Furneaux
Word Origin for anther
1550s, "medical extract of flowers," from French anthère, from Modern Latin anthera "a medicine extracted from a flower," from Greek anthera, fem. of antheros "flowery, blooming," from anthos "flower," from PIE root *andh- "to bloom" (cf. Sanskrit andhas "herb," Armenian and "field," Middle Irish ainder "young girl," Welsh anner "young cow"). Main modern sense attested by 1791.