[ wind-pol-uh-ney-tid ]
/ ˈwɪndˌpɒl əˌneɪ tɪd /
being pollinated by airborne pollen.
Carried Away: 9 Words About WindA handful of words that we use to talk about wind are variations on names from classical mythology.
Origin of wind-pollinated
First recorded in 1880–85
Related formswind-pol·li·na·tion, noun
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Examples from the Web for wind-pollinated
The flowers, which are often unisexual, are wind-pollinated.
British Dictionary definitions for wind-pollinated
(of certain plants) pollinated by wind-borne pollen
Derived Formswind-pollination, noun
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