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wind-pollinated

[wind-pol-uh-ney-tid]
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adjective Botany.
  1. being pollinated by airborne pollen.
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Origin of wind-pollinated

First recorded in 1880–85
Related formswind-pol·li·na·tion, noun
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Historical Examples

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

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

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British Dictionary definitions for wind-pollinated

wind-pollinated

adjective
  1. (of certain plants) pollinated by wind-borne pollen
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Derived Formswind-pollination, noun
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