pollenizer

noun
pol·​len·​iz·​er | \ ˈpä-lə-ˌnī-zər How to pronounce pollenizer (audio) \
variants: or less commonly pollinizer

Definition of pollenizer

1 : a plant that is a source of pollen

First Known Use of pollenizer

1897, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for pollenizer

pollenize to pollinate

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The first known use of pollenizer was in 1897

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“Pollenizer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollenizer. Accessed 11 December 2019.

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