v. pol·li·nat·ed, pol·li·nat·ing, pol·li·nates
1. To transfer pollen from an anther of an angiosperm to (a stigma, flower, or plant).
2. To transfer pollen from a microsporangium of a gymnosperm to (an ovule, cone, or plant).
[New Latin pollen, pollin-, pollen (from Latin, fine flour) + -ATE1.]
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