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male-sterile

[ meyl-ster-il or, especially British, -ahyl ]
/ ˈmeɪlˈstɛr ɪl or, especially British, -aɪl /
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adjective Botany.
producing no pollen or infertile pollen.
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Origin of male-sterile

First recorded in 1920–25
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