ETYM French anthčre, Latin anthera a medicine composed of flowers, from anthein to bloom, anthos flower.
Botany, male, pollen-bearing organ of flower.
In a flower, the terminal part of a stamen in which the pollen grains are produced. It is usually borne on a slender stalk or filament, and has two lobes, each containing two chambers, or pollen sacs, within which the pollen is formed.
The part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk.