self-pollinate

verb self-pol·li·nate \ ˌself-ˈpä-lə-ˌnāt \

Definition of self-pollinate

self-pollinated; self-pollinating; self-pollinates
: self 2
: to undergo self-pollination

First Known Use of self-pollinate

1890

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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