anemochore

[ uh-nem-uh-kawr, -kohr ]
/ əˈnɛm əˌkɔr, -ˌkoʊr /

noun

an anemochorous plant, seed, or spore.

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Origin of anemochore

anemo- + -chore<Greek chōreîn to spread
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British Dictionary definitions for anemochore

anemochore
/ (əˈniːməʊˌkɔː) /

noun

a plant in which the fruits or seeds are dispersed by wind

Derived forms of anemochore

anemochorous, adjective
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