cross–pollination

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noun cross–pol·li·na·tion \ˌkrȯs-ˌpä-lə-ˈnā-shən\

Definition of cross–pollination

  1. 1 :  the transfer of pollen from one flower to the stigma of another

  2. 2 :  cross-fertilization 2 cross–pollination of fantasy and realism

First Known Use of cross–pollination

1882

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