HyperDic: cross-pollinate

English > 1 sense of the word cross-pollinate:
VERBbodycross-pollinate, pollinate, pollenatefertilize by transfering pollen
cross-pollinate > pronunciation
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English > cross-pollinate: 1 sense > verb 1, body
Meaningfertilize by transfering pollen.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymspollinate, pollenate
Broaderinseminate, fecundate, fertilize, fertiliseintroduce semen into (a female)
Spanishfertilizar, polinizar
Nounscross-pollinationfertilization by transfer of pollen from the anthers of one flower to the stigma of another

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