anemophilous

adjective
an·​e·​moph·​i·​lous | \ ˌa-nə-ˈmä-fə-ləs How to pronounce anemophilous (audio) \

Definition of anemophilous

: pollinated by wind

First Known Use of anemophilous

circa 1872, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About anemophilous

Time Traveler for anemophilous

Time Traveler

The first known use of anemophilous was circa 1872

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near anemophilous

anemony

anemophilous

Anemopsis

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for anemophilous

Cite this Entry

“Anemophilous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anemophilous. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!