wind-borne

[ wind-bawrn, -bohrn ]
/ ˈwɪndˌbɔrn, -ˌboʊrn /
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adjective

carried by the wind, as pollen or seed.

Nearby words

  1. wind tunnel,
  2. wind turbine,
  3. wind up,
  4. wind vane,
  5. wind-bell,
  6. wind-broken,
  7. wind-chill,
  8. wind-chill factor,
  9. wind-down,
  10. wind-pollinated

Origin of wind-borne

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for wind-borne

wind-borne

adjective

(esp of plant seeds or pollen) transported by wind
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