wind-pollinated [wind-pol-uh-ney-tid] ExamplesWord Origin adjective Botany.
- 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.
British Dictionary definitions for wind-pollinated wind-pollinated adjective
- (of certain plants) pollinated by wind-borne pollen
Derived Formswind-pollination, noun