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seeded

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈsi·dɪd/ us  

seeded adjective [not gradable] (SPORTS)

ranked as one of the better players or teams, in order to arrange that these do not compete early in a competition: Michigan State University, seeded first in the Southeast, also plays today.

seeded adjective [not gradable] (PLANT)

(also seedless,  /ˈsid·ləs/) with the seeds removed: seeded grapes
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