Origin of pollen
OTHER WORDS FROM pollenpol·len·less, adjectivepol·len·like, adjectivepol·lin·ic [puh-lin-ik], /pəˈlɪn ɪk/, pol·lin·i·cal, adjectiveun·pol·lened, adjective
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How to use pollen in a sentence
It might give new bee colonies the protein-rich pollen they need to feed their young.Here’s the summer science you might have missed|Janet Raloff|September 1, 2020|Science News For Students
That’s in contrast to honeybees, which collect plant pollen as protein.What you need to know about ‘murder hornets’|Susan Milius|July 20, 2020|Science News For Students
Scientists who study ancient plants and pollen helped identify other plant features.Fossil stomach reveals a dinosaur’s last meal|Carolyn Wilke|July 7, 2020|Science News For Students
These tests, too, linked pollen shortage and increased leaf biting.Bumblebees may bite leaves to spur plant blooming|Susan Milius|July 2, 2020|Science News For Students
When trying to start colonies in early spring, the bees rely on flower pollen as a protein source to feed their young.Bumblebees may bite leaves to spur plant blooming|Susan Milius|July 2, 2020|Science News For Students
Each and every one of those glorious flowers also packs pollen, the dark underside of spring.Blame Climate Change for Your Terrible Seasonal Allergies|Kent Sepkowitz|May 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
After determining that the bee pollen and mushroom broth were inedible, the “detox” quickly went downhill.
The Bee Pollen juice looked appetizing and resembled a juice I routinely enjoy that consists of pineapple, apple, and lime.
Another theory is that genetic modification may be creating pollen with less nutritional value.The Caviar of Condiments Under Threat|Katie Workman|September 15, 2009|DAILY BEAST
All are fairly well agreed as to the irritants, pollen and dust; but what makes the patient sensitive?
Some manufacturers and all British writers speak of pollen extracts as vaccines and of immunizing the patient as vaccination.
If injected beneath the skin or rubbed into a deep scratch, the food proteins, like the pollen proteins, may be dangerous.
During the growing months of the year the air is full of pollen that is blown in everybody's eyes and nose.
He is in a state of exquisite anaphylaxis and a dose of pollen injected into his blood may kill him in twenty minutes.
British Dictionary definitions for pollen (1 of 2)
Derived forms of pollenpollinic (pəˈlɪnɪk), adjective
Word Origin for pollen
British Dictionary definitions for pollen (2 of 2)
Scientific definitions for pollen
Cultural definitions for pollen
The male sex cells in plants. In flowering plants, pollen is produced in thin filaments in the flower called stamens. (See fertilization and pollination.)