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Seed

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Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

Naves Topical Index
Seed

Every herb, tree, and grass, yields its own
Genesis 1:11-12; Genesis 1:29

Each kind has its own body
1 Corinthians 15:38

Not to be mingled in sowing
Leviticus 19:19; Deuteronomy 22:9

Parables concerning
Deuteronomy 40:13; Deuteronomy 42:8

Illustrative
Ecclesiastes 11:6; Hosea 10:12; 2 Corinthians 9:6; Galatians 6:7-8

Sowing of, type of burial of the body
1 Corinthians 15:36-38


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Seed

SEED, noun

1. The substance, animal or vegetable, which nature prepares for the reproduction and conservation of the species. The seeds of plants are a deciduous part, containing the rudiments of a new vegetable. In some cases, the seeds costitute the fruit or valuable part of plants, as in the case of wheat and other esculent grain; sometimes the seeds are inclosed in fruit, as in apples and melons. When applied to animal matter, it has no plural.

2. That from which any thing springs; first principle; original; as the seeds of virtue or vice.

3. Principle of production.

Praise of great acts he scatters as a seed. Waller.

4. Progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as the seed of Abraham; the seed of David. In this sense, the word is applied to one person, or to any number collectively, and admits of the plural form; but rarely used in the plural.

5. Race; generation; birth.

Of mortal seed they were not held. Waller.

SEED, verb intransitive

1. To grow to maturity, so as to produce seed. Maiz will not seed in a cool climate.

2. To shed the seed

SEED, verb transitive To sow; to sprinkle with seed which germinates and takes root.


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Seed-bud

SEE'D-BUD, noun [seed and bud.] The germ, germen or rudiment of the fruit in embryo.


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Seed-cake

SEE'D-CAKE, noun [seed and cake.] A sweet cake containing aromatic seeds.


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Seed-coat

SEE'D-COAT, noun In botany, the aril or outer coat of a seed.


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Seed-leaf

SEE'D-LEAF, noun In botany, the primary leaf. The seed-leaves are the cotyledons or lobes of a seed expanded and in the vegetation.


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Seedling

SEE'DLING, noun A young plant or root just sprung from the seed.


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Seed-lip

SEE'D-LIP, noun A vessle in which a sower carries the seed to be dispersed.


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Seed-lobe

SEE'D-LOBE, noun The lobe of a seed; a cotyledon, which see.


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Seedness

SEE'DNESS, noun Seed-time. [Not in use.]


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Seed-pearl

SEE'D-PEARL, noun [seed and pearl.] Small grains of pearl.


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Seed-plat

SEE'D-PLAT, noun [seed and plat.]

SEE'D-PLOT,

1. The ground on which seeds are sown to produce plants for transplanting; hence,

2. A nursery; a place where any thing is sown or planted for cultivation.


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Seedsman

SEE'DSMAN, noun [seed and man.] A person who deals in seeds; also, a sower.


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Seed-time

SEE'D-TIME, noun [seed and time] The season proper for sowing.

While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. Genesis 8:1.


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Seed-vessel

SEE'D-VESSEL, noun In botany, the pericarp which contains the seeds.


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Seedy

SEE'DY, adjective [from seed.]

1. Abounding with seeds.

2. Having a peculiar flavor, supposed to be derived from the weeds growing amoung vines; applied to French brandy.