Antho-



a combining form meaning “flower,” used in the formation of compound words:
anthophore.
combining form
denoting a flower: anthophore, anthotaxy, anthozoan

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  • Anthocarpous

    (of a fruit) having accessory or enlarged tissue, as the apple or strawberry. Historical Examples The syconus is an anthocarpous fruit, in which the receptacle completely encloses numerous flowers and becomes succulent. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3 Various

  • Anthocyanin

    any of a class of water-soluble pigments that give flowers the colors ranging from red to blue. noun any of a class of water-soluble glycosidic pigments, esp those responsible for the red and blue colours in flowers. They are closely related to vitamins E and P



  • Anthodia

    a flower head or capitulum, especially the head of a composite plant. noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə) (botany) another name for capitulum (sense 1)

  • Anthodium

    a flower head or capitulum, especially the head of a composite plant. noun (pl) -dia (-dɪə) (botany) another name for capitulum (sense 1)



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