meaning of seed

1. of Seed
A ripened ovule, consisting of an embryo with one or more integuments, or coverings; as, an apple seed; a currant seed. By germination it produces a new plant.
Any small seedlike fruit, though it may consist of a pericarp, or even a calyx, as well as the seed proper; as, parsnip seed; thistle seed.
The generative fluid of the male; semen; sperm; -- not used in the plural.
That from which anything springs; first principle; original; source; as, the seeds of virtue or vice.
The principle of production.
Progeny; offspring; children; descendants; as, the seed of Abraham; the seed of David.
Race; generation; birth.
To sprinkle with seed; to plant seeds in; to sow; as, to seed a field.
To cover thinly with something scattered; to ornament with seedlike decorations.
the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract

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