Definition of Entomophily

1. Noun. (botany) pollination by insects ¹



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Definition of Entomophily

1. [n -LIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entomophily

entomologize
entomologized
entomologizes
entomologizing
entomology
entomomancy
entomopathogenic
entomophaga
entomophagan
entomophagous
entomophagy
entomophile
entomophilic
entomophilies
entomophilous
entomophily (current term)
entomophobia
entomophobias
entomophthora
entomophthoramycosis
entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae
entomophthoramycosis conidiobolae
entomophyte
entomophytes
entomopoxvirinae
entomostraca
entomostracan
entomostracans
entomostracous
entomotomist

Literary usage of Entomophily

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1. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"The two perianth sets may be variously modified, but there runs through the series an increasing specialization of the perianth for entomophily, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"By resorting to entomophily, the trees would only come in competition with the terrestrial flora, which is more favorably situated for insect visits and is ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1895)
"By resorting to entomophily, the trees would only come in competition with the terrestrial flora, which is more favorably situated for insect visits and is ..."

4. Trees: A Handbook of Forest-botany for the Woodlands and the Laboratory by Harry Marshall Ward, Percy Groom (1905)
"The significance of entomophily—Wanderings of small insects— Flowers with no ... IN the consideration of insect-pollination (entomophily) we must never lose ..."

5. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1907)
"... is evidence that strobili are produced much more freely in exposed than in shaded situations; it is probable that entomophily occurs in E. villosus. ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1914)
"Apocynaceae in the development of a latex-system and in other specializations, and the elaborate contrivances for entomophily in the former family reach a ..."

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