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male-sterile

[meyl-ster-il or, esp. British, -ahyl] /ˈmeɪlˈstɛr ɪl or, esp. British, -aɪl/
adjective, Botany.
1.
producing no pollen or infertile pollen.
Origin of male-sterile
1920-1925
First recorded in 1920-25
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