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Translation of "seed" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun /siːd/
the (part of) the fruit of a tree, plant etc from which a new plant may be grown semilla sunflower seeds grass seed.
the beginning from which anything grows pizca, punta There was already a seed of doubt in her mind.
(in a sporting competition etc) a seeded player cabeza de serie She’s third seed in the competition.
seeded adjective
having been seeded preseleccionado a seeded player.
seedling /-liŋ/ noun
a young plant just grown from a seed planta de semillero Don’t walk on the lettuce seedlings!
seedy adjective ( comparative seedier, superlative seediest)
shabby cutre, sórdido, de mala muerte a rather seedy hotel.
ill or unhealthy pachucho He’s feeling a bit seedy.
seediness noun
aspecto sórdido
seedbed noun
ground prepared for growing seeds. semillero
go to seed
(of a person) to become careless about one’s clothes and appearance descuidarse, abandonarse, echarse a perder Don’t let yourself go to seed when you reach middle age!
(of a place) to become rather shabby and uncared for deteriorarse This part of town has gone to seed recently.
(also run to seed) (of a plant) to produce seeds after flowering. granar
(Definition of seed from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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