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pollennoun [U]

us   /ˈpɑl·ən/
biology a powder produced by the male part of a flower that causes the female part of other flowers of the same type to produce seeds
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pollennoun [U]

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