Meaning of cross-pollination
Pronunciation: (krôs'pol"u-nā'shun, kros'-), [key]
- the transfer of pollen from the flower of one plant to the flower of a plant having a different genetic constitution. Cf. self-pollination.
- a sharing or interchange of knowledge, ideas, etc., as for mutual enrichment; cross-fertilization.
- cross-pollination (Thesaurus)