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  Words related to seed

Related / Similar Words: semen, seminal fluid, ejaculate, cum, source, germ, seeded player, sow, sough

 

Definition:
  • the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract;
  • anything that provides inspiration for later work;
  • one of the outstanding players in a tournament;
  • a mature fertilized plant ovule consisting of an embryo and its food source and having a protective coat or testa;
  • a small hard fruit;
  • remove the seeds from; "seed grapes";
  • inoculate with microorganisms;
  • sprinkle with silver iodide particles to disperse and cause rain; "seed clouds";
  • distribute (players or teams) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds;
  • place (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth; "She sowed sunflower seeds";
  • go to seed; shed seeds; "The dandelions went to seed";
  • bear seeds;
  • help (an enterprise) in its early stages of development by providing seed money;

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    Hyponyms: milt, taproot, muse, edible seed, coffee bean, coffee berry, coffee, pip, bonduc nut, nicker nut, nicker seed, Job's tears, oilseed, safflower seed, grain, caryopsis, ash-key, coquilla nut, babassu nut, cohune nut, ivory nut, vegetable ivory, apple nut, neem seed, buckeye, horse chestnut, conker, jumping bean, jumping seed, Mexican jumping bean, bean, nut, broadcast, inseminate, sow, sow in, scatter, reseed

     

    Grouped Verbs: inseminate, sow, sow in

     

    Derivational Morphology: ejaculate, inseminate, fecundate, fertilize, fertilise, evolve, germinate, develop, sow, sough, seeder, cloud seeder, seeded player, sower

     

    Language Translations:
    Bulgarian: семе   Chinese: 種子  
    Dutch: zaad   Finnish: siemen  
    French: semence   German: Same  
    Greek: σπόρος   Hungarian: mag  
    Italian: seme   Japanese:  
    Korean:   Latin: semen  
    Persian: تخم   Polish: nasienie  
    Portuguese: semente   Russian: семя  
    Slovene: seme   Spanish: semilla  
    Swahili: mbegu   Swedish: frö  
    Telugu: విత్తనం   Turkish: tohum  
    Vietnamese: hột  
     
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