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verb cross–pol·li·nate \ˈkrȯs-ˈpä-lə-ˌnāt\

Simple Definition of cross–pollinate

  • botany : to move pollen from one flower to another

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cross–pollinate

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to cross-pollination

Circa 1900

First Known Use of cross–pollinate

circa 1900

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