open-pollinated

adjective
open-pol·​li·​nat·​ed | \ ˌō-pən-ˈpä-lə-ˌnā-təd How to pronounce open-pollinated (audio) \

Definition of open-pollinated

: pollinated by natural agencies (such as wind or insects) without human intervention

First Known Use of open-pollinated

1911, in the meaning defined above

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“Open-pollinated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/open-pollinated. Accessed 9 Aug. 2020.

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