Definition of cross-pollinate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cross-pollinate

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cross-pollinate
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he / she / it cross-pollinates
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past simple cross-pollinated
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past participle cross-pollinated
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-ing form cross-pollinating
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cross-pollinate something (biology) to move pollen from a flower or plant onto another flower or plant so that it produces seeds
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