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1. pollen

noun. ['ˈpɑːlən'] the fine spores that contain male gametes and that are borne by an anther in a flowering plant.

Synonyms

  • spore
  • ragweed pollen

Etymology

  • pollen (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pollen

  • guatemalan
  • punsalan
  • befallen
  • zwahlen
  • stollen
  • stalin
  • smolen
  • carollan
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  • tholen
  • sahlen
  • pollan
  • nollan
  • nolen
  • hollon
  • hollen
  • hollan
  • golen
  • fallen
  • dahlen
  • collen
  • bollen
  • olen
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Example sentences of the word pollen


1. Noun, singular or mass
A fan in the window will draw pollen in with the fresh air, so use air conditioning instead.

Quotes containing the word pollen


1. Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
- James Russell Lowell

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