wind-borne

wind-borne
\\ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷\ adjective
: carried by the wind

wind-borne sand — Plane Talk

wind-borne soil deposits — American Guide Series: Washington

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/wind"bawrn', -bohrn'/, adj.
carried by the wind, as pollen or seed.
[1900-05]

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wind-borne «WIHND BRN, -BOHRN», adjective.
carried by the wind: »

wind-borne seed or pollen.

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adj. carried by the wind

wind-borne paper bags and candy wrappers caught on a fence


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  • wind-borne — [wind′bôrn΄] adj. carried by the wind, as pollen …   English World dictionary

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  • wind-borne — adjective Date: 1823 carried by the wind < wind borne pollen > < wind borne soil deposits > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • wind-borne — /wind bawrn , bohrn /, adj. carried by the wind, as pollen or seed. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • wind-borne — adj. carried by the wind; dispersed by the wind …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • wind-pollinated — adjective Date: 1884 pollinated by wind borne pollen …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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