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From Latin stamen.

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsteɪ.mən/
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  • Rhymes: -eɪmən

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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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Etymology edit

From Proto-Italic *stāmen, from Proto-Indo-European *stéh₂mn̥, from *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. Equivalent to stō (I stand) +‎ -men (noun-forming suffix).

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stāmen n (genitive stāminis); third declension

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

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Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stāmen stāmina
Genitive stāminis stāminum
Dative stāminī stāminibus
Accusative stāmen stāmina
Ablative stāmine stāminibus
Vocative stāmen stāmina

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References edit

  • stamen”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stamen”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • stamen in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • stamen in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • stamen”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898), Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Luxembourgish edit

Etymology edit

From the noun Stamm (stem, trunk).

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Verb edit

stamen (third-person singular present staamt, past participle gestaamt, auxiliary verb hunn)

  1. (intransitive) to descend, to derive

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infinitive stamen
participle gestaamt
auxiliary hunn
1st singular stamen
2nd singular staams stam
3rd singular staamt
1st plural stamen
2nd plural staamt staamt
3rd plural stamen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.