anemophilous

an•e•moph•i•lous
[[t]ˌæn əˈmɒf ə ləs[/t]] adj.
bot fng fertilized by wind-borne pollen or spores
Etymology: 1870–75 an`e•moph′i•ly, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • anemophilous — adj. 1. pollinated by the wind; of flowering plants; especially grasses etc. {entomophilous} [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anemophilous — [an΄ə mä′fə ləs] adj. pollinated by the wind anemophily n …   English World dictionary

  • anemophilous — adjective Date: 1874 pollinated by wind …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anemophilous — anemophily, n. /an euh mof euh leuhs/, adj. Bot., Mycol. fertilized by wind borne pollen or spores. [1870 75; ANEMO + PHILOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • anemophilous — adjective pollinated by the wind …   Wiktionary

  • anemophilous — pollinated by wind Love and Attraction …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • anemophilous — [ˌanɪ mɒfɪləs] adjective Botany pollinated by the wind. Derivatives anemophily noun Origin C19: from Gk anemos wind + philous (see philia) …   English new terms dictionary

  • anemophilous — an·e·moph·i·lous …   English syllables

  • anemophilous — /ænəˈmɒfələs/ (say anuh mofuhluhs) adjective (of seed plants) fertilised by windborne pollen. {anemo + philous; literally, wind loving} –anemophily, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • anemophilous —   a. Botany, pollinated by wind.    ♦ anemophile, n. such plant.    ♦ anemophily, n. such pollination …   Dictionary of difficult words

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