fertilise vs inseminate what difference

what is difference between fertilise and inseminate

English

Etymology

fertile +‎ -ise

Verb

fertilise (third-person singular simple present fertilises, present participle fertilising, simple past and past participle fertilised)

  1. Non-Oxford British English standard spelling of fertilize.

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɛʁ.ti.liz/
  • Homophones: fertilisent, fertilises

Verb

fertilise

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fertiliser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of fertiliser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of fertiliser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of fertiliser
  5. second-person singular imperative of fertiliser


English

Etymology

From Latin inseminatus, past participle of inseminare (to sow). See seminate.

Verb

inseminate (third-person singular simple present inseminates, present participle inseminating, simple past and past participle inseminated)

  1. To sow (to disperse or plant seeds).
  2. To impregnate (to cause to become pregnant).

Related terms

  • insemination

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