the part of a stamen that produces and releases the pollen
Origin of antherFrench anthère from Modern Latin anthera (in L, medicine composed of flowers) from Classical Greek anth?ros, blooming from Indo-European an unverified form andher-, a sprout, stalk from base an unverified form andh-: see antho-
The pollen-bearing part of a stamen.
Origin of antherMedieval Latin anthēra pollen from Latin a medicine extracted from flowers from Greek from feminine of anthēros flowery from anthos flower
pollen-laden anthers of a lily flower
From French anthère, from Ancient Greek ἀνθηρός (antheros, “flowery, blooming”), from ἄνθος (ánthos, “flower”).