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seed

2 verb
     
Related topics: Food, Gardening, Tennis, Plants, Crops
seed2
1 [transitive]DF to remove seeds from fruit or vegetables:
Add 1 lime, seeded and sliced.
2 [transitive usually passive]DST to give a player or team in a competition a particular position, according to how likely they are to win:
Graf, seeded fifth at Wimbledon
3 [transitive usually passive]TACDLG to plant seeds in the ground:
a newly-seeded lawn
4 [intransitive]HBP to produce seeds
5

seed itself

if a tree or plant seeds itself, it produces a new plant using its own seeds

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