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Definition of seed:

  1. A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. By germination it produces a new plant.
  2. Any small seedlike fruit, though it may consist of a pericarp, or even a calyx, as well as the seed proper; as, parsnip seed; thistle seed.
  3. of Seed
  4. Progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as, the seed of Abraham; the seed of David.
  5. Race; generation; birth.
  6. That from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice.
  7. The generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm; - not used in the plural.
  8. The principle of production.
  9. To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations.
  10. To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field.

Synonyms:

worsen, genealogy, microbe, nucleus, grain, reference, inseminate, set, root, spark, reservoir, sow in, spore, kernel, seed down, run out, get, ejaculate, pedigree, line, author, informant, parentage, seeded player, blood, sow, ancestry, tuber, sough, bud, stock, cum, plant, come, descent, embryo, origin, offspring, posterity, pit, decay, germ, kin, seminal fluid, brood, waste, sperm, precede, lineage, set out, source, generator, extraction, pip, progeny, semen, beginning, issue, family, start, rootage, birth, bug, bloodline.

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