self-com·​pat·​i·​ble ˌself-kəm-ˈpa-tə-bəl How to pronounce self-compatible (audio)
: capable of effective self-pollination that results in the production of seeds and fruits
self-compatibility noun

Word History

First Known Use

1918, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-compatible was in 1918

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“Self-compatible.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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