[ kraws-pol-uh-neyt, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈpɒl əˌneɪt, ˈkrɒs- /
verb (used with object), cross-pol·li·nat·ed, cross-pol·li·nat·ing.
to subject to cross-pollination.
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Origin of cross-pollinate
First recorded in 1895–1900
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British Dictionary definitions for cross-pollinate
to subject or be subjected to cross-pollination
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