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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