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A seed is a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa.

Other meanings

  • a small hard fruit:
  • the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract;

Seeded players

When used in sports, anything that provides inspiration for later work: one of the outstanding players in a tournament;


  • remove the seeds from;
  • inoculate with microorganisms;

Cloud seeding

Cloud seeding:sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain;

Sports: distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds:

As Verb

go to seed; shed seeds; bear seeds; help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money; place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth.

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