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seed British & World English

The unit of reproduction of a flowering plant, capable of developing into another such plant

seed English Thesaurus

a liqueur made from grape seeds and skins

seed cake British & World English

Cake containing caraway seeds as flavouring

seed coat British & World English

The protective outer coat of a seed

seed corn British & World English

Good-quality corn kept for seed

seed fern British & World English

Another term for pteridosperm.

seed head British & World English

A flower head in seed

seed-lip British & World English

A basket for holding seed, used when sowing by hand

seed plot British & World English

Old-fashioned term for seedbed.

seed time British & World English

The sowing season

self-seed British & World English

(Of a plant) propagate itself by seed

celery seed British & World English

The seed of a plant related to the celery plant, with a celerylike flavor and aroma

grass seed British & World English

The seeds from which grass develops

seed money British & World English

Money allocated to initiate a project

seed pearl British & World English

A very small pearl

seed potato British & World English

A potato that is intended for replanting to produce a new plant and hence more tubers

seed-snipe British & World English

A South American bird resembling a small partridge, with mainly brown plumage

go to seed British & World English

(Of a plant) cease flowering as the seeds develop

seed capital British & World English

See seed money.

sunflower seed British & World English

The hard-shelled edible seed of a plant of the daisy family, yielding an oil used in cooking and margarine

sow the seed of British & World English

Do something which will eventually bring about (a particular result)

seed itself in seed British & World English

(Of a plant) reproduce itself by means of its own seeds

deseed British & World English

Remove the seeds from (a plant, vegetable, or fruit)

hayseed British & World English

Grass seed obtained from hay

reseed British & World English

Sow (an area of land) with seed, especially grass seed, again

seedbed British & World English

A bed of fine soil in which seedlings are germinated

go to seed in seed British & World English

(Of a plant) cease flowering as the seeds develop

birdseed British & World English

A blend of different seeds for feeding to birds

hempseed British & World English

The seed of hemp, particularly as used for fishing bait

rapeseed British & World English

Seeds of the rape plant, used chiefly for oil

caraway British & World English

The seeds of a plant of the parsley family, used for flavouring and as a source of oil

caraway seed in caraway British & World English

The seeds of a plant of the parsley family, used for flavouring and as a source of oil

poppyseed British & World English

The tiny round seed of the poppy plant, used as a topping or in fillings for baked goods

pumpkinseed British & World English

A small, edible brightly coloured freshwater fish of the sunfish family, native to North America. It is popular in aquaria and has been introduced into many European waters

seed crystal in seed British & World English

A small crystal introduced into a liquid to act as a nucleus for crystallization

sesame seed in sesame British & World English

The edible seeds of the sesame plant, which are used whole or have the oil extracted

sow the seed of in sow1 British & World English

Do something which will eventually bring about (a particular result)

lycopodium seed in lycopodium British & World English

A fine flammable powder consisting of clubmoss spores, formerly used as an absorbent in surgery, in experiments in the physical sciences, and in making fireworks

rapeseed oil British & World English

An oil obtained from rapeseed, used as a lubricant, in alternative fuels, and in foodstuffs

go or run to seed in seed British & World English

(Of a plant) cease flowering as the seeds develop

go to seed in seed English Thesaurus

with the ferry gone and the road traffic diverted the place has gone to seed


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