Meaning of “seed” - Learner’s Dictionary

seed

noun uk us /siːd/

B2 [ C, U ] a small round or oval object produced by a plant that a new plant can grow from:

Sow the seeds (= plant them) near the surface.
(the) seeds of sth

the beginning of something:

the seeds of hope/change
→ See also sesame seed

(Definition of “seed noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)