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Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
James Russell Lowell

Meaning of "pollen" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD POLLEN

From Latin: powder; compare Greek palē pollen.
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PRONUNCIATION OF POLLEN

pollen  [ˈpɒlən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF POLLEN

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Pollen is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES POLLEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Pollen

Pollen is a fine to coarse powder containing the microgametophytes of seed plants, which produce the male gametes. Pollen grains have a hard coat made of sporopollenin that protects the gametophytes during the process of their movement from the stamens to the pistil of flowering plants or from the male cone to the female cone of coniferous plants. If pollen lands on a compatible pistil or female cone, it germinates, producing a pollen tube that transfers the sperm to the ovule containing the female gametophyte. Individual pollen grains are small enough to require magnification to see detail. The study of pollen is called palynology and is highly useful in paleoecology, paleontology, archeology, and forensics. Pollen in plants is used for transferring haploid male genetic material from the anther of a single flower to the stigma of another in cross-pollination. In a case of self-pollination, this process takes place from the anther of a flower to the stigma of the same flower.

Definition of pollen in the English dictionary

The definition of pollen in the dictionary is a fine powdery substance produced by the anthers of seed-bearing plants, consisting of numerous fine grains containing the male gametes.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH POLLEN


Alan
ˈælən
Allen
ˈælən
Babylon
ˈbæbɪlən
colon
ˈkəʊlən
Dylan
ˈdɪlən
fallen
ˈfɔːlən
gallon
ˈɡælən
gollan
ˈɡɒlən
Hohenzollern
ˈhəʊənˌzɒlən
melon
ˈmɛlən
Nolan
ˈnəʊlən
pollan
ˈpɒlən
stolen
ˈstəʊlən
streptosolen
ˌstrɛptəˈsɒlən
swollen
ˈswəʊlən
talon
ˈtælən
Venezuelan
ˌvɛnɪˈzweɪlən
villain
ˈvɪlən
watermelon
ˈwɔːtəˌmɛlən
Westfalen
vɛstˈfaːlən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE POLLEN

poll rating
poll taker
poll tax
pollack
Pollaiuolo
pollan
pollard
polled
pollee
pollen analysis
pollen basket
pollen count
pollen tube
polleniferous
polleniser
pollenizer
pollenosis
pollent
poller
pollex

WORDS THAT END LIKE POLLEN

befallen
Bog of Allen
chopfallen
crestfallen
Cullen
Enniskillen
fluellen
food pollen
Hellen
Llangollen
McKellen
mullen
overswollen
Sankt Gallen
stollen
sullen
unfallen
unswollen
Van Allen
woollen

Synonyms and antonyms of pollen in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «pollen» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF POLLEN

Find out the translation of pollen to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of pollen from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «pollen» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

花粉
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

polen
570 millions of speakers

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pollen
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पराग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لِقَاح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пыльца
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pólen
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

pollee
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pollen
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pollee
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Pollen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

花粉
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

꽃가루
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Polene
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phấn hoa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

pollee
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पोली
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

pollee
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

polline
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pyłek kwiatowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

пилок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

polen
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γύρη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

stuifmeel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pollen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

pollen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of pollen

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «POLLEN»

The term «pollen» is very widely used and occupies the 21.064 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «POLLEN» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about pollen

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QUOTES WITH «POLLEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word pollen.
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James Russell Lowell
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «POLLEN»

Discover the use of pollen in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to pollen and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Pollen
As exotic blooms begin to flower all over the city, the pollen count is racing towards 2000 and Sybil is running out of time. ‘Britain’s first star of cyberpunk’ Guardian, ‘Great Fun.
Jeff Noon, 2012
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Allergenic Pollen: A Review of the Production, Release, ...
This is the first book to summarize all aspects of allergenic pollen: production, atmospheric distribution, and health impacts, as well as the means of monitoring and forecasting these phenomena.
Mikhail Sofiev, Karl-Christian Bergmann, 2012
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Queer Pollen: White Seduction, Black Male Homosexuality, and ...
Queer Pollen discusses three notable black queer twentieth century artists--painter and writer Richard Bruce Nugent, author James Baldwin, and filmmaker Marlon Riggs--and the unique ways they turned to various media to work through their ...
David A. Gerstner, 2011
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Pollen Terminology: An illustrated handbook
This handbook is not only a valuable source for students and researchers but also for all persons interested in pollen and its aesthetic beauty.
Michael Hesse, Heidemarie Halbritter, Martina Weber, 2009
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Amazon: Pollen Manual and Atlas: Pollen Manual and Atlas
Amazon will prove a powerful tool for ecologists and climate modelers. It also contains brief reviews of pioneering pollen work in the Amazon to date; sections on pollen methods, pollen statistics, paleoecology, and lake coring methods.
Paul A Collinvaux, Paulo E. De Oliveira, Enrique Moreno, 2003
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Pollen and Pollination
In pollination studies pollen is literature list of each article. generally used specifically to identify food ofanther ripening and pollen The last steps development (Pacini) and the mature pollen sources of visitors and to reconstruct ...
Amots Dafni, Michael Hesse, Ettore Pacini, 2000
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Pollen: illustrations and scanning electronmicrographs
Focusing on the pollen of higher plants this richly illustrated book is an introduction to the mysterious world hidden in a small grain of pollen.
Yōzō Iwanami, Tetsuo Sasakuma, Yoshio Yamada, 1988
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The Pollen Path: A Collection of Navajo Myths
Originally published in 1956, this classic volume presents the essence of the Navajo Way, its stories and traditions.
‎1956
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The Northwest European Pollen Flora
This volume should be seen as an extension to both the existing publications for pollen identification and traditional floras based on gross morphology.
W. Punt, S. Blackmore, P. P. Hoen, 2003
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Hunting Unicorns
A new novel by the author of All About Men and B Movies chronicles the decline of the aristocracy in England through the Bevan family, a British clan with a storied history and two sons who are ill equipped to survive in a rapidly changing ...
Bella Pollen, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «POLLEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term pollen is used in the context of the following news items.
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Suffering from asthma? Check the weather and pollen count to avoid …
PEOPLE who suffer with asthma in Dorset are being urged to check the weather and pollen levels daily to avoid the risk of asthma attacks. «Dorset Echo, Jul 15»
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Pollen Allergy – Pipeline Review, H2 2014 – Radiant Insights, Inc.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Pollen Allergy – Pipeline Review, H2 2014′, provides an overview of the Pollen Allergy's therapeutic pipeline. «Medgadget.com, Jul 15»
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Will the wet conditions hurt pollination?
On a typical midsummer day, peak pollen shed occurs in the morning between 9 and 11 a.m. followed by a second round of pollen shed late in ... «Ohio's Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net, Jul 15»
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Pesticides found in most pollen collected from foraging bees in …
Boston, MA ─ More than 70% of pollen and honey samples collected from foraging bees in Massachusetts contain at least one neonicotinoid, ... «HSPH News, Jul 15»
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UTMB study uncovers mechanism responsible for pollen-induced …
The researchers show that exposing regular mice to ragweed pollen extract prompted the synthesis of proteins called chemokines that attract ... «HealthCanal.com, Jul 15»
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Looking for allergy relief? Try a bee pollen smoothie
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — If you are among the millions of people suffering with bad allergies to pollen — this smoothie recipe might offer you ... «fox8.com, Jul 15»
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Pollen: Ndulula needs luck
Cape Town - Former Kaizer Chiefs striker, Pollen Ndlanya, believes new recruit Bongani Ndulula may find the pressure at Amakhosi too much ... «Sport24, Jul 15»
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Make sure to look out for pets as pollen count soars in Derbyshire
And while hay fever can be an annoyance for people it can also affect pets. During today the pollen count will be very high, meaning people ... «Derby Telegraph, Jul 15»
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Weekend pollen outlook for the NW
Spells of rain will tend to damp down pollen counts, so compared to recent days it won't be as bad as it has been if you're susceptible to pollen. «ITV News, Jul 15»
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Public Release: 15-Jul-2015 Oriental honey buzzards might stop to …
Oriental honey buzzards, birds of prey, likely use a combination of their senses of smell and sight to identify nutritious pollen dough balls found ... «EurekAlert, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Pollen [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/pollen>. Jul 2019 ».
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