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seedling

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
seedlingseed‧ling /ˈsiːdlɪŋ/ noun [countable]  HBPa young plant or tree grown from a seed
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seedlingIt will be more advantageous for the aquarist to acquire pre-cultivated seedlings or fully developed plants from aquatic plant shops.Terraces were cut into the land; seedlings were planted.Her best-known work concerned the anatomy of seedlings.Constant supervision of seedling trees was also a problem.Instead I ate a great deal of yoghurt, and we used the pots for bringing on seedlings.Parsley seedlings can be grown in terracotta pots and placed on a patio, or they can be planted outside.The seedlings grow as densely as four to five per square inch.In among the birds, there were seedlings!
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