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Definition of "nectaries" []

  • Plural form of nectary. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nectaries" in a sentence
  • "Above the nectaries is a 5-angled crown, the extremity of the receptacle; in each angle a black anther."
  • "The evolution of nectaries in late Cretaceous flowers signals the beginning of the mutualism between hymenopterans and angiosperms."
  • "A species having a proboscis two or three inches longer could reach the nectar in the largest flowers of Angræcum sesquipedale, whose nectaries vary in length from ten to fourteen inches."