Definition of pollen granule in English:

pollen granule


  • 1Botany a pollen grain, or the male gamete derived from it (now rare).

  • 2Alternative Medicine (in plural) pollen taken from honeycomb and formed into granules, used as a food supplement.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Stevens Henslow (1796–1861), botanist and Church of England clergyman.