the state of full bloom in a flower
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.