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SEED, n.

1. The substance, animal or vegetable, which nature prepares for the reproduction and conservation of the species. The seeds of plants are a deciduous part, containing the rudiments of a new vegetable. In some cases, the seeds costitute the fruit or valuable part of plants, as in the case of wheat and other esculent grain sometimes the seeds are inclosed in fruit, as in apples and melons. When applied to animal matter, it has no plural.
2. That from which any thing springs first principle original as the seeds of virtue or vice.
3. Principle of production.

Praise of great acts he scatters as a seed. Waller.

4. Progeny offspring children descendants as the seed of Abraham the seed of David. In this sense, the word is applied to one person, or to any number collectively, and admits of the plural form but rarely used in the plural.
5. Race generation birth.

Of mortal seed they were not held. Waller.

SEED, 51

1. To grow to maturity, so as to produce seed. Maiz will not seed in a cool climate.
2. To shed the seed.

SEED, 5t. To sow to sprinkle with seed, which germinates and takes root.


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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Seed'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/s/seed.html.

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