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Synonyms for seed

Synonyms for seed

a fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

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a propagative part of a plant

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a source of further growth and development

a group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

one's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

the male fluid of fertilization

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to put (seeds) into the ground for growth

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a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa

one of the outstanding players in a tournament

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anything that provides inspiration for later work

the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

go to seed

help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money

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bear seeds

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place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth

distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds

sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain

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inoculate with microorganisms

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remove the seeds from

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The first seeds itself gently but "White Beauty" sets no seed, though the clumps increase year on year and we make more by division.
In its natural habitat, it seeds itself around, each new plant becoming an established clump spreading itself out gradually in search of nutrients among the debris of leaves and moss.
Borage, whose flowers we float in our glasses of Pimms, seeds itself with gay abandon, as do forget-me-nots (pictured) and Omphalodes linifolia, a delightful whiteflowered, STIR THE BORAGE: Many members of the borage family grow well from seed.
Anyone can grow it anywhere because it seeds itself prolifically and the seed is so keen to get going when it lands on the ground.
In its natural habitat it seeds itself around, each new plant becoming an established clump spreading itself out gradually in search of nutrients among the debris of leaves and moss.
Geranium pratense seeds itself all over the show here and plays an important role in the June and July garden but when the show is over, that is that.