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self–pollination

noun self–pol·li·na·tion \ˌself-ˌpä-lə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of SELF-POLLINATION

:  the transfer of pollen from the anther of a flower to the stigma of the same flower or sometimes to that of a genetically identical flower (as of the same plant or clone)

First Known Use of SELF-POLLINATION

1872

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