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A fine granular substance produced in flowers. Collective term for pollen grains or microspores produced in the anthers of flowering plants.
From Latin pollen (“fine flour"), used by Linnaeus to describe the substance produced in flowers.
Latin fine flour
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Bees store honey and pollen to serve as food for their young.
A beekeeper, seeing the bee collect pollen from flowers and carry it to the hive, says that it exists to gather honey.
Bees feed on honey and pollen.
In Mirabilis Jalapa and others the filaments and style finally become intertwined, so that pollen is brought in contact with the stigma.
Limit the child's exposure to dust, pollen, and animal dander.
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