noun, plural sta·mens, stam·i·na [stam-uh-nuh] /ˈstæm ə nə/. Botany.
Words nearby stamen
Origin of stamen
OTHER WORDS FROM stamensta·mened, adjective
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It was well known unofficially that he kept an underground factory busy extracting a drug from the stamen of the swamp-orchid.The Wealth of Echindul|Noel Miller Loomis
Examples of this are furnished by the cardiac muscle of the animal, the pulvinus of Mimosa, and the stamen of Berberis.Life Movements in Plants|Sir Jagadis Chunder Bose
Anther, an′thėr, n. the top of the stamen in a flower which contains the pollen or fertilising dust.
It was bestowed upon this genus because the fifth stamen is present, though sterile.
The fifth stamen looks like a very cunning little golden hearth-brush.