anem·​o·​chore | \ əˈneməˌkō(ə)r \
plural -s

Definition of anemochore

: a plant that has seeds or spores adapted (as by pappi) to distribution by wind

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Other Words from anemochore

anemochory \ -​ōrē \ noun, plural -es

First Known Use of anemochore

1904, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for anemochore

anem- + -chore

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“Anemochore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2021.

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