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anthesis

anthesis


an·the·sis  (n-thss)
n. pl. an·the·ses (-sz)
The period during which a flower is fully open and functional.

[Greek anthsis, flowering, from anthein, to bloom, from anthos, flower.]

anthesis [ænˈθiːsɪs]
n
(Life Sciences & Allied Applications / Botany) the time when a flower becomes sexually functional
[via New Latin from Greek: full bloom, from anthein to bloom, from anthos flower]

anthesis  (n-thss)
The period during which a flower is fully open and functional. Also called efflorescence.
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