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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Fertilized by its own pollen.

Usage examples (24)
  • These peas when self-fertilized split up into practically three yellows to one green.
  • Onion bulbs of various types have self-fertilized, and desirable fixed strains will be separated if possible.
  • Two female Komodo dragons at two different zoos have self-fertilized eggs in isolation -- with no help from a Komo-dude.
  • Charles Darwin's experiments with plants showed that self-fertilized plants were weaker than those produced by cross-fertilization. for more
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