noun, plural an·the·ses [an-thee-seez] /ænˈθi siz/. Botany.
Origin of anthesis
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These glands secrete a viscid juice at the time of anthesis.
Anthesis, anthropocosmic—— Say, I'm glad you didn't call me that!Left Guard Gilbert|Ralph Henry Barbour
Anthesis, the period or the act of the expansion of a flower.The Elements of Botany|Asa Gray
Relation of temperature to anthesis and blossom drop of the tomato together with a histological study of the pistils.The Tomato|Paul Work
These swellings help to spread out the branches especially at the time of anthesis.
British Dictionary definitions for anthesis
Word Origin for anthesis
Word Origin and History for anthesis
"full bloom," 1835, from Greek anthesis, noun of action from antheein "to blossom," from anthos "flower," (see anther).