Definition of windborne in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈwɪndbɔːn/


Transported by the wind: clouds of windborne leaves or pollen
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  • Below us in all directions stretched a howling desert of white, stubbled here and there with a few stunted larches leaning at crazy angles against the windborne snow.
  • But to caterpillars of all kinds - from luna moths to swallowtails to monarchs - every part of the plant contains poison, including its wind-borne pollen.
  • The wind-borne fungus attaches to the leaves of soybean plants and reproduces rapidly, preventing proper plant development and dramatically reduces crop yields if not treated.
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