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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entomophilous  \En`to*moph"i*lous\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  insect  +  ?  a 
  lover.]  (Bot.) 
  Fertilized  by  the  agency  of  insects;  --  said  of  plants  in 
  which  the  pollen  is  carried  to  the  stigma  by  insects. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  entomophilous 
  adj  :  (of  flowering  plants;  especially  orchids  etc)  pollinated  by 
  insects  [ant:  {anemophilous}] 




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