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- n. the transfer of pollen from an anther to a stigma; effected by insects, birds, bats and the wind etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the supplying of pollen to the part of the female organ prepared to receive it, preliminary to fertilization. See pollen-tube.
- n. The fertilization of plants by the agency of insects that carry pollen from one flower to another.
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- n. transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of a plant
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