Definition of Stamen

1. Noun. The male reproductive organ of a flower.

Group relationships: Bloom, Blossom, Flower
Terms within: Anther, Gynostegium
Generic synonyms: Reproductive Structure



Definition of Stamen

1. n. A thread; especially, a warp thread.

Definition of Stamen

1. Noun. (botany) In flowering plants, the structure in a flower that produces pollen, typically consisting of an anther and a filament. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stamen

1. the pollen-bearing organ of flowering plants [n -S] : STAMENED [adj]

Medical Definition of Stamen

1. One of the male organs of a flower, consisting typically of a stalk (filament) and a pollen-bearing portion (anther). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stamen

stallkeeper
stallkeepers
stallman
stallmen
stallon
stallons
stalls
staltic
stalwart
stalwartly
stalwartness
stalwartnesses
stalwarts
stalworth
stalworths
stamen (current term)
stamened
stameniferous
stamens
stamina
staminal
staminas
staminate
stamineal
stamineous
staminiferous
staminode
staminodes
staminodia
staminodies

Literary usage of Stamen

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Outlines of Botany for the High School Laboratory and Classroom by Robert Greenleaf Leavitt, Charles Herbert Clark, Mrs. Sophia M'Ilvaine (Bledsoe) Herrick, Asa Gray (1901)
"Detach one stamen. Note its general form, and the number of pollen sacs. Do the sacs lie on the under or the upper side of the stamen? ..."

2. An introduction to botany by John Lindley (1832)
"21. The stamen of Sparganium ramosum. Fig. 22. The stamen of Vaccinium ... stamen of Securinega nitida; the cells opening transversely. Fig. 31. ..."

3. Report of the Annual Meeting (1891)
"The stamen arising seemingly in the axil of a subtending stamen he considered as a double stamen, formed either by ' dédoublement ' or by reversion to an ..."

4. An Introduction to Botany by John Lindley (1832)
"stamen of Hermannia flammea; a, filament; b, scale to which the ... stamen of Securinega nitida; the cells opening transversely. Fig. 31. ..."

5. Botany by Geological Survey of California, William Henry Brewer, Sereno Watson, Asa Gray (1880)
"Male flower of a single stamen and a membranous tubular 4-lobed perianth within a small cup-shaped membranous spathe ; anther 4-celled ..."

6. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1862)
"Tho stalactites are seen hanging in stamen thin, transparent white sheets ... Morphologically tho stamen is a modified leaf, the filament being the midrib ..."

7. An Introduction to Botany by John ( Lindley (1839)
"The stamen of Sparganium ramosum. Fig. 22. The stamen of Vaccinium amoenum : a, the pores by which the anther bursts. Fig. '23. ..."

8. An Introduction to Botany by John Lindley (1839)
"The stamen of Sparganium ramosum. Fig. 22. The stamen of Vaccinium amoenum : a, the pores by which the anther bursts. Fig. '23. ..."

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