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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cross-fertilize  \Cross"-fer"ti*lize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Cross-fertilized};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Cross-fertilizing}.] 
  (Bot.) 
  To  fertilize,  as  the  stigmas  of  a  flower  or  plant,  with  the 
  pollen  from  another  individual  of  the  same  species. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cross-fertilize 
  v  1:  undergo  cross-fertilization;  become  fertile 
  2:  cause  to  undergo  cross-fertilization;  cross  with 




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