Dictionary

double fertilization

noun

Definition of DOUBLE FERTILIZATION

:  fertilization characteristic of seed plants in which one sperm nucleus fuses with the egg nucleus to form an embryo and another fuses with polar nuclei to form endosperm

First Known Use of DOUBLE FERTILIZATION

circa 1909

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: double firstPrevious Word in the Dictionary: double featureAll Words Near: double fertilization
April 18, 2015
wimple Hear it
to veil, ripple, or meander
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears