What does anthesis mean?

anthesis meaning in General Dictionary

The period or condition of full development in a flower

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  • enough time and procedure of budding and unfolding of flowers
  • the time scale or condition of complete development in a flower.

anthesis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"full bloom," 1835, from Greek anthesis, noun of activity from antheein "to blossom," from anthos "flower," (see anther).


anthesis meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The time or condition of full growth in a flower.