pollination

noun pol·li·na·tion \ ˌpä-lə-ˈnā-shən \
Updated on: 9 Nov 2017

Definition of pollination

:the transfer of pollen from an anther to the stigma in angiosperms or from the microsporangium to the micropyle in gymnosperms

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First Known Use of pollination

1873


POLLINATION Defined for Kids

pollination

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

Definition of pollination for Students

:the transfer of pollen from a stamen to a pistil of a flower or from a male cone to a female cone


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