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Another word for seed

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Noun
  1. A fertilized plant ovule capable of germinating

      1. A natural or artificial hole or cavity in the ground.
      2. An excavation for the removal of mineral deposits; a mine.
      3. The shaft of a mine.
      1. The small seed of a fruit, as that of an apple or orange.
      1. A grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk.
      2. The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
      3. The central or most important part; the core:
    See also:

    start

  2. A propagative part of a plant

      1. A swollen, fleshy, usually underground outgrowth of the stem or rhizome of a plant, such as the potato, bearing buds from which new plant shoots arise.
      2. A similar outgrowth of a plant root.
      3. A rounded projection or swelling; a tubercle.
      1. A small, usually single-celled reproductive body that is resistant to adverse environmental conditions and is capable of growing into a new organism, produced especially by certain fungi, algae, protozoans, and nonseedbearing plants such as mosses and ferns.
      2. A megaspore or microspore.
      3. A dormant nonreproductive body formed by certain bacteria often in response to a lack of nutrients, and characteristically being highly resistant to heat, desiccation, and destruction by chemicals or enzymes.
    See also:

    start

  3. A source of further growth and development

      1. One thrown off from a burning substance.
      2. One resulting from friction.
      3. One remaining in an otherwise extinguished fire; an ember.
      1. A central or essential part around which other parts are gathered or grouped; a core:
      2. Something regarded as a basis for future development and growth; a kernel:
      3. A membrane-bound organelle within a eukaryotic cell that contains most of the cell's genetic material. DNA transcription takes place in the nucleus.
      1. A grain or seed, as of a cereal grass, enclosed in a husk.
      2. The usually edible seed inside the hard covering of a nut or fruit stone.
      3. The central or most important part; the core:
      1. A small mass of protoplasm or cells from which a new organism or one of its parts may develop.
      2. The earliest form of an organism; a seed, bud, or spore.
      3. A microorganism, especially a pathogen.
      1. The collection of cells that has developed from the fertilized egg of a vertebrate animal, before all the major organs have developed.
      2. A collection of such cells of a human, especially from implantation in the uterine wall through the eighth week of development.
      3. The young sporophytic plant contained within a seed or an archegonium.
      1. A small protuberance on a stem or branch, sometimes enclosed in protective scales and containing an undeveloped leaf, flower, or leafy shoot.
      2. The stage or condition of having buds:
      3. An asexual reproductive structure, as in yeast or a hydra, that consists of an outgrowth capable of developing into a new individual.
    See also:

    start

  4. A group consisting of those descended directly from the same parents or ancestors

      1. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
      2. A child or children of a parent or parents:
      3. A person's descendants considered as a group.
      1. Future generations:
      2. All of a person's descendants.
      1. The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction.
      2. A child or children of a parent or parents:
      3. The result or product of something:
      1. A point or matter of discussion, debate, or dispute:
      2. A matter of public concern:
      3. A misgiving, objection, or complaint:
      1. To come into possession or use of; receive:
      2. To meet with or incur:
      3. To go after and obtain:
      1. The young of certain animals, especially a group of young birds hatched at one time and cared for together.
      2. The children in one family.
      3. To focus the attention on a subject persistently and moodily; worry:
    See also:

    kin

  5. One's ancestors or their character or one's ancestral derivation

      1. A supply accumulated for future use; a store.
      2. The total merchandise kept on hand by a merchant, commercial establishment, warehouse, or manufacturer.
      3. All the animals kept or raised on a farm; livestock.
      1. A line of ancestors; a lineage.
      2. A list of ancestors; a family tree.
      3. A chart of an individual's ancestors used in human genetics to analyze Mendelian inheritance of certain traits, especially of familial diseases.
      1. Descent from parents; lineage:
      2. The state or relationship of being a parent.
      3. Derivation from a source; origin.
      1. The point at which something comes into existence or from which it derives or is derived.
      2. Ancestry:
      3. The fact of originating; rise or derivation:
      1. Direct descent from a particular ancestor; ancestry.
      2. Derivation.
      3. The descendants of a common ancestor considered to be the founder of the line.
      1. A geometric figure formed by a point moving along a fixed direction and the reverse direction.
      2. A thin continuous mark, as that made by a pen, pencil, or brush applied to a surface.
      3. A similar mark cut or scratched into a surface.
      1. A record or table of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or ancestors; a family tree.
      2. Direct descent from an ancestor; lineage or pedigree.
      3. The study or investigation of ancestry and family histories.
      1. A fundamental social group in society typically consisting of one or two parents and their children.
      2. The children of one of these groups:
      3. A group of persons related by descent or marriage:
      1. The act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.
      2. Something obtained by extracting; an extract.
      3. Origin; lineage:
      1. The act or an instance of descending:
      2. A way down:
      3. A downward incline or passage; a slope:
      1. Direct line of descent; pedigree.
      1. The fluid consisting of plasma, blood cells, and platelets that is circulated by the heart through the vertebrate vascular system, carrying oxygen and nutrients to and waste materials away from all body tissues.
      2. A similar fluid in animals other than vertebrates.
      3. The juice or sap of certain plants.
      1. The emergence and separation of offspring from the body of the mother.
      2. The act or process of bearing young; parturition:
      3. The circumstances or conditions relating to this event, as its time or location:
      1. Ancestral descent or lineage.
      2. Ancestors considered as a group.
  6. The male fluid of fertilization

      1. A male gamete, such as a spermatozoon of an animal or one of the cells or nuclei produced by a pollen grain of a plant.
      2. Semen.
      1. A viscous whitish secretion of the male reproductive organs, containing spermatozoa and consisting of secretions of the testes, seminal vesicles, prostate, and bulbourethral glands.
    See also:

    start

Verb
  1. To put (seeds) into the ground for growth

      1. To scatter (seed) over the ground for growing.
      2. To scatter seed over (land, for example).
      3. To strew something around or over (an area); distribute something over:
      1. Any of various photosynthetic, eukaryotic, multicellular organisms of the kingdom Plantae characteristically containing chloroplasts, having cell walls made of cellulose, producing embryos, and lacking the power of locomotion. Plants include trees, bushes, herbs, ferns, mosses, and certain green algae.
      2. A plant having no permanent woody stem; an herb.
      3. Any of various fungi, algae, or protists that resemble plants and were formerly classified in the plant kingdom. Not in scientific use.
    See also:

    start

Another word for seed

Noun
  1. A botanical ovule].

  2. Something to be planted

Verb
      1. To communicate or transmit (a signal, a message, or content, such as audio or video programming) to numerous recipients simultaneously over a communication network:
      2. To make known over a wide area:
      3. To sow (seed) over a wide area, especially by hand.
      1. To spread here and there; scatter or distribute:
      2. To distribute something over (an area or surface):
      3. To be or become dispersed over (a surface):
      1. To cause to separate and go in different directions:
      2. To distribute loosely; strew:
      3. To be strewn over or across:
    See also:

    sow

    plant

Idioms:

    go or run to seed