seed noun (PLANT)
The farmers grow these crops for seed (= for planting to grow more crops, rather than for eating). 农民种这些庄稼是为了育种。
go/run to seed
- Sow the seeds in pots.
- It takes about three days for the seeds to sprout.
- caraway seeds
- It's rather early to be sowing carrot seeds, isn't it?
- How many seeds are there in a packet?
seed noun (BEGINNING)