Definition of allseed in English:

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allseed

Pronunciation: /ˈɔːlsiːd/

noun

Any of a number of plants producing a large number of seeds for their size.
  • Species in several families, in particular the small Radiola linoides (family Linaceae) of Europe.
Example sentences
  • Towards the sea, a second, lower plateau has more sandy soils, supporting a taller scrub composed of rather calcifuge species such as gum and sage-leaved cistuses and green heather, with open ground hosting the diminutive allseed and yellow centaury.
  • Polycarpon tetraphyllum (fourleaf allseed) is a widespread weed of gardens, limestone areas and woodlands from Exmouth to Bunbury.

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