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1. seed [ n ] a small hard fruit

Used in print:

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

He planted the pansy seeds himself , buying them from a pansy specialist .

Their seeds produce vigorous blooming plants half again the size of the unimproved strains .

I asked him if he took seeds from his own plants .

Occasionally , when he had an unusual flower that he wanted more of he did ; but pansy seeds , he told me , soon `` run_down '' .

Nothing is easier to grow from seed than pansies .

Synonyms seed Related Terms fruit nut Job's_tears coffee_bean edible_seed cohune_nut grain ash-key oilseed babassu_nut ivory_nut stone neem_seed buckeye jumping_bean safflower_seed bean bonduc_nut coquilla_nut pip kernel

2. seed [ n ] a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

Used in print:

(Organic Gardening and Farming,...)

Probably no one needs to tell you that the way to stop all bloom is to let the blossoms go to seed .

Synonyms seed Related Terms ovule testa endosperm pericarp sow

3. seed [ v ] go to seed; shed seeds
Examples: "The dandelions went to seed"

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(W. H. Gass, "The Pedersen Kid," in The...)

The covers slid down his skinny neck so I saw his head , fuzzed like a dandelion gone to seed , but his face was turned to the wall - there was the pale shadow of his nose on the plaster - and I thought , Well you do n't look much like a pig-drunk bully now .

Synonyms seed Related Terms spill spill reseed

4. seed [ v ] distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds; as of a tennis or golf player

Synonyms seed Related Terms rate sport

5. seed [ v ] bear seeds

Synonyms seed Related Terms bear

6. seed [ n ] anything that provides inspiration for later work

Synonyms source germ seed Related Terms inspiration muse taproot evolve

7. seed [ v ] remove the seeds form, as of grapes

Synonyms seed Related Terms remove

8. seed [ v ] place (seeds) in the ground for future growth
Examples: "She sowed sunflower seeds"

Synonyms sow seed sough Related Terms situate put scatter broadcast inseminate farming inseminate seeder sower

9. seed [ v ] inoculate with microorganisms

Synonyms seed Related Terms inoculate

10. seed [ n ] one of the outstanding players in a tournament

Synonyms seed seeded_player Related Terms player

11. seed [ v ] sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain
Examples: "seed clouds"

Synonyms seed Related Terms process cloud_seeder

12. seed [ v ] help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

Synonyms seed Related Terms finance

13. Seed [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 31155

Synonyms Seed

14. seed [ n ] the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

Synonyms seed seminal_fluid ejaculate cum semen Related Terms liquid_body_substance milt sperm ejaculate

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