anemochorous

[an-uh-mok-er-uh s]

adjective

(of a fruit, seed, or spore) adapted for dispersion by wind.
(of a plant) having anemochorous fruits, seeds, or spores, as the dandelion.

Nearby words

  1. anemic hypoxia,
  2. anemic infarct,
  3. anemic murmur,
  4. anemo-,
  5. anemochore,
  6. anemochory,
  7. anemogram,
  8. anemograph,
  9. anemography,
  10. anemological

Also a·ne·mo·cho·ric [uh-nee-muh-kawr-ik, -kohr-] /əˌni məˈkɔr ɪk, -ˈkoʊr-/.

Origin of anemochorous


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