Origin of anthesisClassical Greek anth?sis from anthein, to bloom from anthos: see antho-
The period during which a flower is fully open and functional.
Origin of anthesisGreek anthēsis flowering from anthein to bloom from anthos flower
- The event of a flower opening.
Ancient Greek ἄνθος (anthos, “flower”), + -ησις (-ēsis), suffix indicating an event.