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pollen count

noun
1.
a count of the amount of pollen in the air, based on the average of the number of pollen grains that collect on slides exposed to the air for a given period of time.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for pollen-count

pollen count

noun
1.
a measure of the pollen present in the air over a 24-hour period, often published to enable sufferers from hay fever to predict the severity of their attacks
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pollen-count in Medicine

pollen count n.
The average number of pollen grains, usually of ragweed, in a cubic yard or other standard volume of air over a 24-hour period at a specified time and place.

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