- vt. 传授花粉给
- n. [植] 花粉
- n. (Pollen)人名；(英)波伦
TEM8 GRE TOEFL
- pollen:  Pollen originally meant ‘flour’ in English. Not until the 18th century was it taken up as a botanical term. It was borrowed from Latin pollen ‘powder, dust, flour’, a relative of pulvis ‘dust’ (source of English powder and pulverize) and polenta ‘pearl barley’ (source of English polenta ).
=> polenta, powder, pulverize
- pollen (n.)
- 1760 as a botanical term for the fertilizing element of flowers (from Linnæus, 1751), earlier "fine flour" (1520s), from Latin pollen "mill dust; fine flour," related to polenta "peeled barley," and pulvis (genitive pulveris) "dust," from PIE root *pel- (1) "dust; flour" (cognates: Greek poltos "pap, porridge," Sanskrit pálalam "ground seeds," Lithuanian pelenai, Old Church Slavonic popelu, Russian pépelŭ "ashes").
- 1. As the day goes on, the pollen dries up and becomes hard.
- 2. You can buy a formulation containing royal jelly, pollen and vitamin C.
- 3. Avoid trips to the country while the pollen count is high.
- 4. Hummingbirds have discovered that nectar and pollen are very nutritious.
- 5. Nectar and pollen are very nutritious.
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