stamen

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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 *sta-men; see also Sanskrit स्थेमन् (stheman, place; strength), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐍉𐌼𐌰 (stōma), Ancient Greek στεμον (stemon, stemon), used by Hesychius for a part of a plant; from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (compare Irish seas, Latin stāre, Lithuanian stóti, Old Church Slavonic стояти (stojati), Albanian shtoj (to increase), Ancient Greek ἵστημι (hístēmi, to put), Avestan [script?] (hištaiti)[script?], Sanskrit तिष्ठति (tiṣṭhati)). Cognate with Scots stand (to stand), West Frisian stean (to stand), North Frisian stean (to stand), German dialectal standen (to stand), Swedish stånda (to stand), Norwegian standa (to stand), Faroese standa (to stand), Icelandic standa (to stand), Russian стоять (stojatʹ, to stand).

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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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