self-compatible

[ self-kuh m-pat-uh-buh l ]
/ ˌsɛlf kəmˈpæt ə bəl /

adjective Botany.

able to be fertilized by its own pollen.

Related forms

self-com·pat·i·bil·i·ty [self-kuh m-pat-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌsɛlf kəmˌpæt əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-compatible

self-compatible


adjective

(of a plant) capable of self-fertilization

Derived Forms

self-compatibility, noun
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