wind-pollinated


wind-pollinated

wind-pollinated [wind-pol-uh-ney-tid] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Botany.

  1. being pollinated by airborne pollen.

Origin of wind-pollinated First recorded in 1880–85 Related formswind-pol·li·na·tion, noun Examples from the Web for wind-pollinated Historical Examples of wind-pollinated

  • The flowers, which are often unisexual, are wind-pollinated.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 8

    Various

  • British Dictionary definitions for wind-pollinated wind-pollinated adjective

    1. (of certain plants) pollinated by wind-borne pollen

    Derived Formswind-pollination, noun

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