self-fertile

adjective
self-fer·​tile | \ ˌself-ˈfər-tᵊl How to pronounce self-fertile (audio) \

Definition of self-fertile

: fertile by means of its own pollen or sperm

Other Words from self-fertile

self-fertility \ ˌself-​(ˌ)fər-​ˈti-​lə-​tē How to pronounce self-fertility (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of self-fertile

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-fertile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-fertile. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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