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Verb1.pollenate - fertilize by transfering pollen
fecundate, inseminate, fertilise, fertilize - introduce semen into (a female)
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In Praise of Bees, A Cabinet of Curiosities by Elizabeth Birchall (Quiller, PS30) WITHOUT bees to pollenate it, our planet would die, so there is little wonder we're concerned with this industrious insect's current plight, which seems to be an attack from a killer microbe.
In addition, trees that pollenate late, such as oak, will cause high pollen counts if the weather becomes hot and dry, particularly in the south and London.
My tomato plants had flowers galore, In my greenhouse where I looked for more, I wondered how he would find the way in, To visit the flowers and pollenate them.