1. [ noun ] (botany) a small hard fruit
Related terms: fruit nut Job's_tears coffee_bean edible_seed cohune_nut grain ash-key oilseed babassu_nut ivory_nut stone neem_seed buckeye jumping_bean safflower_seed bean bonduc_nut coquilla_nut pip kernel
2. [ noun ] (botany) a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa
Related terms: ovule testa endosperm pericarp sow
3. [ verb ] go to seed; shed seeds

"The dandelions went to seed"

Related terms: spill spill reseed
4. [ verb ] (golf,tennis) distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds; as of a tennis or golf player
Related terms: rate sport
5. [ verb ] (botany) bear seeds
Related terms: bear
6. [ noun ] anything that provides inspiration for later work
Synonyms: source germ
Related terms: inspiration muse taproot evolve
7. [ verb ] remove the seeds form, as of grapes
Related terms: remove
8. [ verb ] (botany) place (seeds) in the ground for future growth
Synonyms: sow sough

"She sowed sunflower seeds"

Related terms: situate put scatter broadcast inseminate farming inseminate seeder sower
9. [ verb ] inoculate with microorganisms
Related terms: inoculate
10. [ noun ] (sport,games) one of the outstanding players in a tournament
Synonyms: seeded_player
Related terms: player
11. [ verb ] (physics) sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

"seed clouds"

Related terms: process cloud_seeder
12. [ verb ] (finance) help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money
Related terms: finance
13. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 31155
14. [ noun ] (biology) the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
Synonyms: seminal_fluid ejaculate cum semen
Related terms: liquid_body_substance milt sperm ejaculate
Similar spelling:   sewed