[ self-kuhm-pat-uh-buhl ]
/ ˌsɛlf kəmˈpæt ə bəl /
(of a plant species or cultivar) able to be fertilized by its own pollen.
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Origin of self-compatible
OTHER WORDS FROM self-compatibleself-com·pat·i·bil·i·ty [self-kuhm-pat-uh-bil-i-tee], /ˌsɛlf kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-compatible
(of a plant) capable of self-fertilization
Derived forms of self-compatibleself-compatibility, noun
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