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  • n. One of the fine granules in the protoplasm of a pollen grain.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of the fine granules contained in the protoplasm of a pollen grain.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In botany, the contents of a pollen-grain, consisting of coarsely granular protoplasm and other matters.

Etymologies

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Diminutive from Latin fovere to cherish.

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