Definition of seedling in English:

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seedling

Pronunciation: /ˈsēdliNG/

noun

A young plant, especially one raised from seed and not from a cutting.
Example sentences
  • Plant a seedling next to each stake, and as the seedlings grow, coax them up the twine.
  • If the rains are too hard, young plants and seedlings can be washed away.
  • Therefore, it is believed that seeds or young seedlings may be less stress tolerant than adults.

Words that rhyme with seedling

reedling

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Syllabification: seed·ling

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