cross-pollination

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cross–pol·li·na·tion

noun \ˌkrs-ˌpä-lə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of CROSS-POLLINATION

1
:  the transfer of pollen from one flower to the stigma of another
2
:  cross-fertilization 2 <cross–pollination of fantasy and realism>

First Known Use of CROSS-POLLINATION

1882

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