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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 stam·i·na /ˈstæmənə/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stam·i·na n. pl. See Stamen.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Stam·i·na, n. pl.
 1. The fixed, firm part of a body, which supports it or gives it strength and solidity; as, the bones are the stamina of animal bodies; the ligneous parts of trees are the stamina which constitute their strength.
 2. Whatever constitutes the principal strength or support of anything; backbone; vigor; as, the stamina of a constitution or of life; the stamina of a State.
    He succeeded to great captains who had sapped the whole stamina and resistance of the contest.   --De Quincey.
 3. Hence: The power of endurance; the ability to withstand fatigue, disease, deprivation, etc., and continue working.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sta·men n.; pl. E. Stamens (used only in the second sense); L. Stamina (in the first sense).
 1. A thread; especially, a warp thread.
 2. (pl. Stamens, rarely Stamina.) Bot. The male organ of flowers for secreting and furnishing the pollen or fecundating dust.  It consists of the anther and filament.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : the male reproductive organ of a flower
      [also: stamina (pl)]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : enduring strength and energy [syn: staying power, toughness]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See stamen