the mass of stiff hairs on the legs or abdomen of an insect, for collecting pollen.
noun, Botany. 1. the protoplasmic tube that is extruded from a germinating pollen grain and grows toward the ovule. noun 1. a hollow tubular outgrowth that develops from a pollen grain after pollination, grows down the style to the ovule, and conveys male gametes to the egg cell pollen tube The slender tube that is […]
[pohl] /poʊl/ noun 1. a sampling or collection of opinions on a subject, taken from either a selected or a random group of persons, as for the purpose of analysis. 2. Usually, polls. the place where votes are taken. 3. the registering of votes, as at an election. 4. the voting at an election. 5. […]
[puh-yair-uh; Spanish paw-ye-rah] /pəˈyɛər ə; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑ/ noun, plural polleras [puh-yair-uh z; Spanish paw-ye-rahs] /pəˈyɛər əz; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. a gaily colored costume worn by women during fiestas in Latin-American countries.
[pohl] /poʊl/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. an acute swelling on the top of the head of a horse originating in an inflamed bursa that underlies the great neck ligament there.