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Adenanthera pavonina
Sandalwood San"dal*wood, n. [F. sandal, santal, fr. Ar. [,c]andal, or Gr. sa`ntalon; both ultimately fr. Skr. candana. Cf. Sanders.] (Bot.) (a) The highly perfumed yellowish heartwood of an East Indian and Polynesian tree (Santalum album), and of several other trees of the same genus, as the Hawaiian Santalum Freycinetianum and S. pyrularium, the Australian S. latifolium, etc. The name is extended to several other kinds of fragrant wood. (b) Any tree of the genus Santalum, or a tree which yields sandalwood. (c) The red wood of a kind of buckthorn, used in Russia for dyeing leather (Rhamnus Dahuricus). False sandalwood, the fragrant wood of several trees not of the genus Santalum, as Ximenia Americana, Myoporum tenuifolium of Tahiti. Red sandalwood, a heavy, dark red dyewood, being the heartwood of two leguminous trees of India (Pterocarpus santalinus, and Adenanthera pavonina); -- called also red sanderswood, sanders or saunders, and rubywood.
Alternanthera polygonoides
Rupturewort Rup"ture*wort" (?; 135), n. (Bot.) (a) Same as Burstwort. (b) A West Indian plant (Alternanthera polygonoides) somewhat resembling burstwort.
Antheraea mylitta
Tussah Tus"sah Tusseh Tus"seh(t[u^]s"s[.a]), n. [Also tussa, tussar, tusser, tussur, etc.] [Prob. fr. Hind. tasar a shuttle, Skr. tasara, trasara.] An undomesticated East Indian silkworn (Anther[ae]a mylitta), that feeds on the leaves of the oak and other plants.
Antheridia
Antheridium An`ther*id"i*um, n.; pl. Antheridia. [Anther + ? (a Gr. diminutive ending).] (Bot.) The male reproductive apparatus in the lower, consisting of a cell or other cavity in which spermatozoids are produced; -- called also spermary. -- An`ther*id"i*al, a.
Antheridial
Antheridium An`ther*id"i*um, n.; pl. Antheridia. [Anther + ? (a Gr. diminutive ending).] (Bot.) The male reproductive apparatus in the lower, consisting of a cell or other cavity in which spermatozoids are produced; -- called also spermary. -- An`ther*id"i*al, a.
Antheridium
Antheridium An`ther*id"i*um, n.; pl. Antheridia. [Anther + ? (a Gr. diminutive ending).] (Bot.) The male reproductive apparatus in the lower, consisting of a cell or other cavity in which spermatozoids are produced; -- called also spermary. -- An`ther*id"i*al, a.
Antheriferous
Antheriferous An`ther*if"er*ous, a. [Anther + -ferous.] (Bot.) (a) Producing anthers, as plants. (b) Supporting anthers, as a part of a flower. --Gray.
Antheriform
Antheriform An*ther"i*form, a. [Anther + -form.] Shaped like an anther; anther-shaped.
Antherogenous
Antherogenous An`ther*og"e*nous, a. [Anther + -genous.] (Bot.) Transformed from anthers, as the petals of a double flower.
Antheroid
Antheroid An"ther*oid, a. [Anther + -oid.] Resembling an anther.
antherozoid
Spermatozoid Sper`ma*to*zo"id, n. [Spermatozo["o]n + Gr. ??? form.] (Biol.) The male germ cell in animals and plants, the essential element in fertilization; a microscopic animalcule-like particle, usually provided with one or more cilia by which it is capable of active motion. In animals, the familiar type is that of a small, more or less ovoid head, with a delicate threadlike cilium, or tail. Called also spermatozo["o]n. In plants the more usual term is antherozoid.
Antherozoid
Antherozoid An`ther*o*zoid, Antherozooid An`ther*o*zoo"id, n. [Gr. ? flowery + ? animal + -oid. See Zooid.] (Bot.) One of the mobile male reproductive bodies in the antheridia of cryptogams.
Antherozooid
Antherozoid An`ther*o*zoid, Antherozooid An`ther*o*zoo"id, n. [Gr. ? flowery + ? animal + -oid. See Zooid.] (Bot.) One of the mobile male reproductive bodies in the antheridia of cryptogams.
Biantheriferous
Biantheriferous Bi*an`ther*if"er*ous, a. [Pref. bi- + antherigerous.] (Bot.) Having two anthers.
Cypraea pantherina
Panther cat (Zo["o]l.), the ocelot. Panther cowry (Zo["o]l.), a spotted East Indian cowry (Cypr[ae]a pantherina); -- so called from its color.
Dianthera Americana
Water willow Wa"ter wil`low (Bot.) An American aquatic plant (Dianthera Americana) with long willowlike leaves, and spikes of small purplish flowers.
Gynantherous
Gynantherous Gy*nan"ther*ous, a. [Gr. gynh` a woman + E. anther.] (Bot.) Pertaining to an abnormal condition of the flower, in which the stamens are converted into pistils. --A. Brown.
Inantherate
Inantherate In*an"ther*ate, a. (Bot.) Not bearing anthers; -- said of sterile stamens.
Panther
Panther Pan"ther, n. [OE. pantere, F. panth[`e]re, L. panthera, Gr. ?, prob. fr. Skr. pundr[=i]ka a tiger.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large dark-colored variety of the leopard, by some zo["o]logists considered a distinct species. It is marked with large ringlike spots, the centers of which are darker than the color of the body. 2. (Zo["o]l.) In America, the name is applied to the puma, or cougar, and sometimes to the jaguar.
panther
Puma Pu"ma (p[=u]"m[.a]), n. [Peruv. puma.] (Zo["o]l.) A large American carnivore (Felis concolor), found from Canada to Patagonia, especially among the mountains. Its color is tawny, or brownish yellow, without spots or stripes. Called also catamount, cougar, American lion, mountain lion, and panther or painter.
panther
Cougar Cou"gar (k??"g?r), n. [F. couguar, from the native name in the South American dialects, cuguacuara, cuguacuarana.] (Zo["o]l.) An American feline quadruped (Felis concolor), resembling the African panther in size and habits. Its color is tawny, without spots; hence writers often called it the American lion. Called also puma, panther, mountain lion, and catamount. See Puma.
Panther cat
Panther cat (Zo["o]l.), the ocelot. Panther cowry (Zo["o]l.), a spotted East Indian cowry (Cypr[ae]a pantherina); -- so called from its color.
Panther cowry
Panther cat (Zo["o]l.), the ocelot. Panther cowry (Zo["o]l.), a spotted East Indian cowry (Cypr[ae]a pantherina); -- so called from its color.
Pantheress
Pantheress Pan"ther*ess, n. (Zo["o]l.) A female panther.
Pantherine
Pantherine Pan"ther*ine, a. Like a panther, esp. in color; as, the pantherine snake (Ptyas mucosus) of Brazil.
Pyxidanthera barbulata
Pixy Pix"y, Pixie Pix"ie, n.; pl. Pixies. [For Pucksy, from Puck.] 1. An old English name for a fairy; an elf. [Written also picksy.] 2. (Bot.) A low creeping evergreen plant (Pyxidanthera barbulata), with mosslike leaves and little white blossoms, found in New Jersey and southward, where it flowers in earliest spring. Pixy ring, a fairy ring or circle. [Prov. Eng.] Pixy stool (Bot.), a toadstool or mushroom. [Prov. Eng.]
Synantherous
Synantherous Syn*an"ther*ous, a. [Pref. syn- + anther.] (Bot.) Having the stamens united by their anthers; as, synantherous flowers.
Tetranthera geniculata
Pond spice (Bot.), an American shrub (Tetranthera geniculata) of the Laurel family, with small oval leaves, and axillary clusters of little yellow flowers. The whole plant is spicy. It grows in ponds and swamps from Virginia to Florida. Pond tortoise, Pond turtle (Zo["o]l.), any freshwater tortoise of the family Emydid[ae]. Numerous species are found in North America.
Vertical anthers
Vertical Ver"ti*cal, a. [Cf. F. vertical. See Vertex.] 1. Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one. Charity . . . is the vertical top of all religion. --Jer. Taylor. 2. Perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line. Vertical angle (Astron. & Geod.), an angle measured on a vertical circle, called an angle of elevation, or altitude, when reckoned from the horizon upward, and of depression when downward below the horizon. Vertical anthers (Bot.), such anthers as stand erect at the top of the filaments. Vertical circle (Astron.), an azimuth circle. See under Azimuth. Vertical drill, an drill. See under Upright. Vertical fire (Mil.), the fire, as of mortars, at high angles of elevation. Vertical leaves (Bot.), leaves which present their edges to the earth and the sky, and their faces to the horizon, as in the Australian species of Eucalyptus. Vertical limb, a graduated arc attached to an instrument, as a theodolite, for measuring vertical angles. Vertical line. (a) (Dialing) A line perpendicular to the horizon. (b) (Conic Sections) A right line drawn on the vertical plane, and passing through the vertex of the cone. (c) (Surv.) The direction of a plumb line; a line normal to the surface of still water. (d) (Geom., Drawing, etc.) A line parallel to the sides of a page or sheet, in distinction from a horizontal line parallel to the top or bottom. Vertical plane. (a) (Conic Sections) A plane passing through the vertex of a cone, and through its axis. (b) (Projections) Any plane which passes through a vertical line. (c) (Persp.) The plane passing through the point of sight, and perpendicular to the ground plane, and also to the picture. Vertical sash, a sash sliding up and down. Cf. French sash, under 3d Sash. Vertical steam engine, a steam engine having the crank shaft vertically above or below a vertical cylinder.

Meaning of Anther from wikipedia

- consists of a stalk called the filament and an anther which contains microsporangia. Most commonly anthers are two-lobed and are attached to the filament...
- Anthering is a muni****lity in the district of Salzburg-Umgebung in the state of Salzburg in Austria. Anthering lies north of the Salzburg basin. The...
- structure in order to release its contents, and is common among fruits, anthers and sporangia. Sometimes this involves the complete detachment of a part...
- two-lobed. Each anther lobe develops two pollen sacs. Then, a two-lobed anther develops four pollen sacs that situate at four corners of the anther. Development...
- 25 cm Leaf width 5.4–7.5 cm Pedicels per axil 2 Corolla color Yellow green Anther color Pale blue Annular constriction Present below calyx Fruit color at...
- nutritive cells found within the anther, of flowering plants, where it is located between the sporangenous tissue and the anther wall. Tapetum is important...
- microsporophyll that bears microsporangia is called an anther. Most anthers are formed on the apex of a filament. An anther and its filament together form a typical...
- the anther of a single flower to the stigma of another in cross-pollination. In a case of self-pollination, this process takes place from the anther of...
- stigma of the same flower; in geitonogamy, pollen is transferred from the anther of one flower to the stigma of another flower on the same flowering plant...
- ****ual cycle in which diploid cells in the ovule (female structure) and the anther (male structure) produce haploid cells that develop further into gametophytes...
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