male-sterile

adjective
male-ster·​ile | \ ˈmāl-ˈster-əl How to pronounce male-sterile (audio) \

Definition of male-sterile

: having male gametes lacking or nonfunctional male-sterile plants

First Known Use of male-sterile

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of male-sterile was in 1921

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“Male-sterile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/male-sterile. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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