stamen
noun (plural stamens; also stamina) Etymology: Latin, warp, thread, from stare to stand — more at stand Date: 1668 a microsporophyll of a seed plant; specifically the pollen-producing male organ of a flower that consists of an anther and a filament — see flower illustration

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  • STAMEN — Graecis ςτήμων, quasi Statumen, in tela quid dicatur, notum. Hoc cum telam intenderent, dicebant Attici προφορεῖςθαι, Hesiodus in ἔργ. v. 777. προβάλλεςθαι, coeteri Graeci proprie διάζεςθαι, quod ordiri Latini appellavêre. Quo spectat illud… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • stamen — (n.) pollen bearing organ of a flower, 1660s, from Modern Latin (1625, Spigelus), from L. stamen stamen (Pliny), lit. thread of the warp in the upright loom (related to stare to stand ), from PIE *sta men (Cf. Gk. stemon warp, also used by… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Stamen — Sta men (st[=a] m[e^]n), n.; pl. E. {Stamens} ( m[e^]nz) (used only in the second sense); L. {Stamina} (st[a^]m [i^]*n[.a]) (in the first sense). [L. stamen the warp, a thread, fiber, akin to Gr. sth mwn the warp, fr. ista nai to stand, akin to E …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stamen — stȁmen prid. <odr. ī> DEFINICIJA čvrste građe [stamen čovjek]; jedar, strojan ONOMASTIKA pr. (nadimačka): Stàmenić (180, Osijek, Banovina, Zagreb), Staménković (300, Zagreb, Rijeka, Pula, I Slavonija), Stȁmenov (Split, Omiš), Staménović… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • stamen — [stā′mən] n. pl. stamens or stamina [stam′ə nə, stā′mənə] [ModL < L, thread, orig., warp (in an upright loom), akin to Gr stēmōn < IE * stamen , a standing < base * sta , STAND] a pollen bearing organ in a flower, made up of a slender… …   English World dictionary

  • stamen — stamen. См. тычинка. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Stamen — (lat.), die Kette eines Gewebes, der Weberzettel; 2) (Mehrzahl: Stamĭna), so v.w. Staubgefäße; daher: Staminĕus (Staminalis), was Staubgefäße hat od. dazu gehört. Stamineae, bilden in mehren, früher natürlichen Pflanzensystemen Klassen u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Stamen — (lat.), Staubgefäß (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stamen — (lat.; Mehrzahl stamĭna), s. Staubgefäße …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Stamen — Stamen, lat., Mehrzahl stamina, die Kette eines Gewebes; Staminen, die Staubgefäße in den Blüten …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Stamen — ⇒ Staubblatt …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

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