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seed

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
Translations of “seed”
in Korean 씨앗…
in Arabic بِذْرة…
in French graine, germe, tête de série…
in Italian seme…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物, 種子, 根源…
in Russian семечко…
in Turkish tohum, çekirdek…
in Polish nasienie, ziarno…
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…
(Definition of seed from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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