Nec"ta*ry (?), n.; pl. Nectaries (#). [From Nectar: cf. F. nectaire.] Bot.

That part of a blossom which secretes nectar, usually the base of the corolla or petals; also, the spur of such flowers as the larkspur and columbine, whether nectariferous or not. See the Illustration of Nasturtium.

 

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