verb \ˈkrs-ˈpä-lə-ˌnāt\

botany : to move pollen from one flower to another

Full Definition of CROSS-POLLINATE

transitive verb
:  to subject to cross-pollination

First Known Use of CROSS-POLLINATE

circa 1900


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