stamen

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English[edit]

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PIE root
*steh₂-

From Latin stamen.

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stamen (plural stamens or stamina)

  1. (botany) In flowering plants, the structure in a flower that produces pollen, typically consisting of an anther and a filament.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *stéh₂mn̥, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (stand), whence also stō and sistō. Cognate with Sanskrit स्थामन् (sthā́man, place; strength), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐍉𐌼𐌰 (stōma), Ancient Greek στῆμα (stêma), used by Hesychius for a part of a plant.

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Noun[edit]

stāmen n (genitive stāminis); third declension

  1. warp (of a loom)
  2. thread hanging from a distaff

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative stāmen stāmina
genitive stāminis stāminum
dative stāminī stāminibus
accusative stāmen stāmina
ablative stāmine stāminibus
vocative stāmen stāmina

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the noun Stamm (stem, trunk).

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Verb[edit]

stamen (past participle gestaamt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to descend, to derive

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