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seed

noun  /sid/ us  

seed noun (PLANT)

biology [C/U] a small, usually hard part of a plant from which a new plant can grow

seed noun (BEGINNING)

[C usually pl] the beginning or cause of something: A good defense lawyer knows how to plant these little seeds of doubt in the minds of jurors.

seed noun (SPORTS)

[C] any of the players or teams ranked among the best in a particular competition

seed

verb [T]  /sid/ us  

seed verb [T] (PLANT)

to plant seeds in the ground: We seeded the lawn with a different grass this year.
Translations of “seed”
in Korean 씨앗…
in Arabic بِذْرة…
in French graine, germe, tête de série…
in Turkish tohum, çekirdek…
in Italian seme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 種子, 根源…
in Russian семечко…
in Polish nasienie, ziarno…
in Spanish semilla, pizca, punta…
in Portuguese semente…
in German der Samen, der Keim, gesetzt…
in Catalan llavor…
in Japanese 種, 種子…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物, 种子, 根源…
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