- The stamen is the male reproductive organ of a flower.
The pollen-containing organ in a rose is an example of a stamen.
stamen definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Modern Latin ; from Classical Latin thread, origin, originally , warp (in an upright loom), akin to Classical Greek stēmōn ; from Indo-European an unverified form stamen-, a standing ; from base an unverified form sta-, stand
stamen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. sta·mens or sta·mi·na
Origin: Latin stāmen, thread; see stā- in Indo-European roots.
stamen - Cultural Definition
stamen - Science Definition
Plural stamens stamens or stamina