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pollen

noun [U] uk   /ˈpɒl.ən/  us   /ˈpɑː.lən/
a powder, produced by the male part of a flower, that causes the female part of the same type of flower to produce seeds. It is carried by insects or the wind.
pollinate
verb [T] uk   /ˈpɒl.ə.neɪt/  us   /ˈpɑː.lə-/
Bees pollinate the plants by carrying the pollen from one flower to another.
pollination
noun [U] uk   /ˌpɒl.əˈneɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌpɑː.lə-/
Many species of tree depend on the wind for pollination.
Translations of “pollen”
in Arabic غُبار الطَّلَع…
in Korean 꽃가루, 화분…
in Malaysian debunga…
in French pollen…
in Turkish polen, çiçek tozu…
in Italian polline…
in Chinese (Traditional) 花粉…
in Russian цветочная пыльца…
in Polish pyłek (kwiatowy)…
in Vietnamese phấn hoa…
in Spanish polen…
in Portuguese pólen…
in Thai ละอองเกสรดอกไม้…
in German der Pollen…
in Catalan pol·len…
in Japanese 花粉…
in Indonesian tepung sari…
in Chinese (Simplified) 花粉…
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