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pollen count

noun

Simple Definition of pollen count

  • : a number that indicates the amount of pollen in the air and that is used by people who get sick from breathing in pollen

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pollen count

  1. :  a number that indicates the amount of pollen in the air and that is used by people who get sick from breathing in pollen <a high/low pollen count>

Word by Word Definitions

pollenplay
  1. :  a mass of microspores in a seed plant appearing usually as a fine dust

    :  a dusty bloom on the body of an insect

countplay
  1. :  to indicate or name by units or groups so as to find the total number of units involved :  number

    :  to name the numbers in order up to and including

    :  to include in a tallying and reckoning

  1. :  the action or process of counting

    :  a total obtained by counting :  tally

    :  reckoning, account

  1. :  a European nobleman whose rank corresponds to that of a British earl


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