from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A supply of seed for planting.
  • n. A source of new entities: a seed stock of salmon in the river.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A stock of seed.
  • n. Any supply for planting in general.
  • n. Any source of new (notably young) individuals.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting


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