pollen

Part of speech: noun

The fine powder formed within the anther of a flowering plant.

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Usage examples "pollen":

  1. The petals and pollen boxes are borne on the rim of the green cup, and inside the cup are found the five tips of the seed cases. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study", Ontario Ministry of Education.
  2. She held her hand out to Mrs. Ennis; over her shoulder she spoke to Pollen. - "The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story", Various.
  3. Like alcohol or Venerian fire pollen- it is unnatural. - "Stalemate", Basil Eugene Wells.