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And the blood of these two was in Raymond; he had developed from their seed. THE ROAD TO PARADISE ISLAND (2001)Jenny, I wouldn't want to plant a seed here that won't grow flowers. NO BODY (2001)He said no more about Cape Town; but he had sown the seed. THE ROAD TO PARADISE ISLAND (2001)
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British English: seed /siːd/ NOUN
A seed is one of the small hard parts of a plant from which a new plant grows.
I planted the seeds in small plastic pots.
- American English: seed
- Arabic: بَذْرَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: semente
- Chinese: 种子
- Croatian: sjeme
- Czech: semeno
- Danish: frø sædekorn
- Dutch: zaad
- European Spanish: semilla
- Finnish: siemen
- French: graine
- German: Samen
- Greek: σπόρος
- Italian: seme
- Japanese: 種 植物
- Korean: 씨
- Norwegian: frø
- Polish: nasienie
- European Portuguese: semente
- Romanian: sămânță
- Russian: семя
- Spanish: semilla
- Swedish: frö
- Thai: เมล็ดพืช
- Turkish: tohum
- Ukrainian: зерно
- Vietnamese: hạt giống
British English: seed VERB
If you seed a piece of land, you plant seeds in it.
Men mowed the wide lawns and seeded them.
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