anemochory

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

noun Botany.

the dispersal of plant seeds or spores by the wind.

Nearby words

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

Also called aer·o·cho·ry [air-uh-kawr-ee, ‐kohr-ee] /ˈɛər əˌkɔr i, ‐ˌkoʊr i/.

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