anemochorous
adj. [Gr. anemos, wind; chorein, to spread]
Dispersed by the wind.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • anemochore — /euh nem euh kawr , kohr /, n. an anemochorous plant, seed, or spore. [ANEMO + chore < Gk choreîn to spread] * * * …   Universalium

  • άνεμος — ο (AM ἄνεμος) 1. ρεύμα αέρα που προκαλείται απο φυσικά αίτια, βίαιη μετακίνηση του αέρα προς μια κατεύθυνση 2. μτφ. άσκοπη ασχολία, ματαιοπονία, ματαιότητα μσν. νεοελλ. (κατ’ ευφημισμό) διάβολος, δαίμονας νεοελλ. φρ. «πάει κατ’ ανέμου» ή «πάει τ’ …   Dictionary of Greek

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