wind-pollinated

[ wind-pol-uh-ney-tid ]
/ ˈwɪndˌpɒl əˌneɪ tɪd /
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adjective Botany.

being pollinated by airborne pollen.

Nearby words

  1. wind-borne,
  2. wind-broken,
  3. wind-chill,
  4. wind-chill factor,
  5. wind-down,
  6. wind-screen,
  7. wind-shaken,
  8. wind-sucking,
  9. wind-swept,
  10. windable

Origin of wind-pollinated

First recorded in 1880–85

Related formswind-pol·li·na·tion, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for wind-pollinated

wind-pollinated

adjective

(of certain plants) pollinated by wind-borne pollen
Derived Formswind-pollination, noun

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