anther definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French anthère ; from Modern Latin anthera (in Classical Latin medicine composed of flowers) ; from Classical Greek anthēros, blooming ; from Indo-European an unverified form andher-, a sprout, stalk ; from base an unverified form andh-: see antho-
anther definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Medieval Latin anthēra, pollen, from Latin, a medicine extracted from flowers, from Greek, from feminine of anthēros, flowery, from anthos, flower.
anther - Science Definition