self-incompatible

adjective
self-in·​com·​pat·​i·​ble | \ ˌself-ˌin-kəm-ˈpa-tə-bəl How to pronounce self-incompatible (audio) \

Definition of self-incompatible

: incapable of effective self-pollination

Other Words from self-incompatible

self-incompatibility \ ˌself-​ˌin-​kəm-​ˌpa-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce self-incompatible (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of self-incompatible

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-incompatible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-incompatible. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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