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Verb: cross-fertilize  krós'fur-tu,lIz
  1. Undergo cross-fertilization; become fertile
    - cross-fertilise [Brit]
  2. Cause to undergo cross-fertilization
    "Mendel cross-fertilized different kinds of beans";
    - cross-fertilise [Brit]

Derived forms: cross-fertilizing, cross-fertilizes, cross-fertilized

Type of: change state, fecundate, fertilise [Brit], fertilize, inseminate, turn