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Definition of "pollinator" []

  • The agent that pollinates a plant; often an insect (noun)
  • The plant that is the source of pollen for cross-pollination (noun)

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Use "pollinator" in a sentence
  • "The terms "pollinator" and "pollenizer" are often confused: a pollinator is the agent that moves the pollen, whether it be bees, flies, bats, moths, or birds; a pollenizer is the plant that serves as the pollen source for other plants."
  • "A pollinator is the biotic agent (vector) that moves pollen from the male anthers of a flower to the female stigma of a flower to accomplish fertilization or '' syngamy '' of the female gamete in the ovule of the flower by the male gamete from the pollen grain."
  • "I don't know, though, that if the pollinator is a different variety, whether the red delicious fruit on my tree will be "true.""