Definition of seeder in English:


Line breaks: seed¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈsiːdə


  • 1A machine for sowing seed mechanically.
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    • When seeding into a tilled seedbed, band seeders with press wheels are an excellent choice.
    • The advent of air seeders with seed and fertilizer distribution provide another placement option.
    • Jethro Tull invented a horse-drawn hoe as well as a mechanical seeder which allowed seeds to be planted in orderly rows.
  • 2A plant that produces seeds in a particular way or under particular conditions: it has a reputation as a free seeder
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    • Most scrub dominants recover by resprouting and clonal spread, while many herbaceous species are obligate seeders.

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