from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Corn or grain for seed; seed-grain; ears or kernels of maize set apart as seed for a new crop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Seed that is saved from one year's harvest for the subsequent year's planting, rather than being used to make flour etc.

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  • noun good quality seeds (as kernels of corn) that are reserved for planting


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