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dispersal

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an act or process in which something scatters or is scattered
  • the dispersal of plant seeds in the forests through natural means

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The first known use of dispersal was in 1821

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“Dispersal.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dispersal. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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