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Definitions of nectary

  1. a gland (often a protuberance or depression) that secretes nectar Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. That part of a blossom which secretes nectar, usually the base of the corolla or petals; also, the spur of such flowers as the larkspur and columbine, whether nectariferous or not. See the Illustration of Nasturtium. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. In botany, any flower organ which secretes a sweet liquid. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  4. The part of a flower which secretes the nectar or honey. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. Part of a flower which contains the honey. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. The organ or part of a plant that secretes honey. . The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Part of a flower which secretes honey. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. Any abnormal part of a flower; properly that part of a flower which secretes a honey-like substance. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  9. A group of sub-epidermal cells of no definite position in a flower, secreting a sweet substance; a nectar gland. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.
  10. [Greek] A group of sub-epidermal cells of no definite position in a flower, secreting a sweet substance; a nectar gland (bot.). na
  11. Flower\'s or plant\'s honey-secreting organ. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. [L.] (Bot.) Formerly vaguely used, now = any honey-secreting or honey-receiving organ of a flower; e.g. spur of columbine. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  13. n. The honey-gland of a flower. Cabinet Dictionary
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