self-fer·​tile ˌself-ˈfər-tᵊl How to pronounce self-fertile (audio)
: fertile by means of its own pollen or sperm
self-fertility noun

Word History

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-fertile was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Self-fertile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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