cross-pollinate

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cross-pollinate

[kraws-pol-uh-neyt, kros-]
verb (used with object), cross-pollinated, cross-pollinating.
to subject to cross-pollination.

Origin:
1895–1900

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cross-pollinate
 
vb
to subject or be subjected to cross-pollination

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Example sentences
Most vegetables and kitchen herbs are also acceptable, since they do not easily
  cross-pollinate or hybridize with native plants.
Seed producers must keep in mind that varieties of the same species will
  cross-pollinate with other varieties of the same species.
Pollen coated the insects' bodies, providing the first evidence that thrips
  species help cross-pollinate mahogany trees.
When those plants flower, they will be put into net cages with honey bees to
  cross-pollinate them to produce seed.
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