from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Botany Attached by the base, as certain anthers are to their filaments.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Said of anthers who are attached to the filament at the base and pointing away from the filament.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, attached by the base or lower end, as an anther upon the filament.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. attached by its base (as certain anthers to their filaments or stalks)


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