Definition of Stamens

1. Noun. (plural of stamen) ¹



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Definition of Stamens

1. stamen [n] - See also: stamen

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stamens

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

Literary usage of Stamens

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The stamens vary in number, from one to many hundreds. Like the other ports of the flower they are modified leaves, resembling leaves in their structure, ..."

2. The Natural History of Plants: Their Forms, Growth, Reproduction, and by Anton Kerner von Marilaun (1902)
"Since in every species of plant the number of stamens remains constant, thus in the Mare'stail (Hippuris) there is one, in Lilac two, in Iris three, ..."

3. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary, and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1846)
"Although in the case of plants whose stamens and pistils are on separate ... Some imagine that honey contributes to the perfection of the stamens: but ..."

4. Chambers's Information for the People: A Popular Encyclopaedia by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1853)
"If there are three stamens, they lie- long to the first order, ... If they have five stamens, they belong to the first order, ..."

5. Familiar Lectures on Botany, Practical, Elementary and Physiological: With by Lincoln Phelps (1836)
"Although in the case of plants whose stamens and pistils are on separate ... Some imagine that honey contributes to the perfection of the stamens: but ..."

6. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1914)
"Number of stamens usually 3; styles free жх. Number of stamens 8-30; styles united to the apex into a at apex 30. Traería. swollen column 31. ..."

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