A young plant, especially one raised from seed and not from a cutting.
More 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.
Definition of seedling in:
- The British & World English dictionary