(comparative more polylectic, superlative most polylectic)
- (biology) Decsribes an insect (especially a bee) which collects pollen from the flowers of a variety of unrelated plants.
- (grammar) Describes a term consisting of more than one word.
- A polylectic term is a multi-word term, as opposed to a monolectic term which is a one-word term.
From ancient Greek πολύς (= much) and λέγειν (= 1. to collect, 2. to say, to speak).