Nectaries



[nek-tuh-ree] /ˈnɛk tə ri/

noun, plural nectaries.
1.
Botany. an organ or part that secretes nectar.
2.
Entomology. a cornicle (formerly thought to secrete honeydew).
/ˈnɛktərɪ/
noun (pl) -ries
1.
any of various glandular structures secreting nectar that occur in the flowers, leaves, stipules, etc, of a plant
2.
any of the abdominal tubes in aphids through which honeydew is secreted

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