Meaning of SEED in English


pl of seed.

2. seed ·noun race; generation; birth.

3. seed ·noun the principle of production.

4. seed ·noun the generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm;

— not used in the plural.

5. seed ·vt to cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations.

6. seed ·noun progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as, the seed of abraham; the seed of david.

7. seed ·vt to sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field.

8. seed ·noun that from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice.

9. seed ·noun 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.

10. seed ·noun 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.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.