anemochorous

anemochorous

[an-uh-mok-er-uhs]
adjective
1.
(of a fruit, seed, or spore) adapted for dispersion by wind.
2.
(of a plant) having anemochorous fruits, seeds, or spores, as the dandelion.
Also, anemochoric [uh-nee-muh-kawr-ik, -kohr-] .


Origin:
anemochore + -ous

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anemochore (əˈniːməʊˌkɔː)
 
n
a plant in which the fruits or seeds are dispersed by wind
 
anemo'chorous
 
adj

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