noun, plural nec·ta·ries.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nectarynec·ta·ried, adjective
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Hence even the thin nectary is essentially, I infer, tripartite; hence its tendency to bifurcation at its top.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
But oddest of all is the crown of five-hooded nectaries above the corolla, each nectary enclosing an incurved horn.
Nectary a cylindrical tube attached to the corolla for half its length, mouth 10-toothed, containing 10 sessile anthers.
Anthers equal in number to the teeth of the nectary and inserted between them.
Smaller insects might creep into the nectary and sip without the intended fulfilment.My Studio Neighbors|William Hamilton Gibson