ornithophilous love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Literally, bird-loving; specifically, in botany, bird-fertilized: applied to flowers in which the pollen is conveyed to the stigma and fertilization accomplished by the agency of birds.

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  • The examples of the word, ornithophilous, are (1) a list of words and (2) an exceedingly long concatenation of words and phrases.

    August 14, 2011