wind-borne

adjective
\ ˈwin(d)-ˌbȯrn How to pronounce wind-borne (audio) \

Definition of wind-borne

: carried by the wind wind-borne pollen wind-borne soil deposits

First Known Use of wind-borne

1823, in the meaning defined above

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“Wind-borne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wind-borne. Accessed 5 Jun. 2020.

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