An"ther (#), n. [F. anthere, L. anthera a medicine composed of flowers, fr. Gr. flowery, fr. to bloom, flower.] Bot.

That part of the stamen containing the pollen, or fertilizing dust, which, when mature, is emitted for the impregnation of the ovary.

-- An"ther*al (#), a.


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