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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A plant whose seeds, fruits, or other parts are dispersed by wind.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In phytogeography, a plant whose seed is disseminated by the wind, as by means of pappus, etc.

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  • noun An organism that spreads by wind, as a plant with wind-borne seeds.

Etymologies

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anemo- + -chore

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  • A reproductive part of a plant that is dispersed by wind.

    May 2, 2010