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Main Entry: 1seed
Pronunciation: primarystresssemacrond
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural seed or seeds
1 a : the grains of plants used for sowing b : a fertilized ripened ovule of a flowering plant that contains an embryo and is capable of producing a new plant; also : a plant structure (as a spore or small dry fruit) capable of producing a new plant c : SEMEN; also : MILT
2 : the children of one individual <the seed of David>
3 : something from which growth takes place : GERM
4 : a competitor who has been seeded in a tournament <the top seed>
- seed adjective
- seedĚed /-schwad/ adjective
- seedĚlike /-secondarystresslimacrk/ adjective
- go to seed or run to seed : to lose effectiveness : DECAY, DETERIORATE

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