also pollinizer noun Etymology: pollenize to pollinate Date: 1897 1. a plant that is a source of pollen 2. pollinator a

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  • pollenizer — pol·len·iz·er …   English syllables

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  • pollinator — noun Date: 1903 one that pollinates: as a. an agent (as an insect) that pollinates flowers b. pollenizer 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pollinizer — noun see pollenizer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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