noun, plural nec·ta·ries.
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Her own food has been honey drawn from the nectary of a flower.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. I (of 4)|William Kirby
Smaller insects might creep into the nectary and sip without the intended fulfilment.My Studio Neighbors|William Hamilton Gibson
The flowers expand, and a set of vessels pour into the cup or nectary a minute portion of honey.Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained|M. Quinby
When the colour is absent from only one of the two upper petals, the nectary is not quite aborted but is much shortened.On the Origin of Species|Charles Darwin
Stamens 5, inserted on the nectary, and alternating with the lobes of the latter.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera