cross-fer·ti·lize • v. [tr.] fertilize (a plant) using pollen from another plant of the same species. ∎ [intr.] (of two plants) fertilize each other. ∎ fig. stimulate the development of (something) with an exchange of ideas or information. DERIVATIVES: cross-fer·ti·li·za·tion n.
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