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pollinium

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noun pol·lin·i·um \pä-ˈli-nē-əm\

Definition of pollinium

plural

-ia

\-nē-ə\
  1. :  a coherent mass of pollen grains often with a stalk bearing an adhesive disk that clings to insects



Origin and Etymology of pollinium

New Latin, from pollin-


First Known Use: 1862


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