Sunday, 15 September 2013



1. (botany) . a mature fertilized plant ovule, consisting of an embryo and its food store surrounded by a protective seed coat (testa) related adjective seminal
2. the small hard seed-like fruit of plants such as wheat
3. (loosely) any propagative part of a plant, such as a tuber, spore, or bulb
4. such parts collectively
5. the source, beginning, or germ of anything
6. (mainly Bible) . offspring or descendants
7. an archaic or dialect term for sperm, semen
8. (sport) . a seeded player
9. the egg cell or cells of the lobster and certain other animals
10. (chemistry) . a small crystal added to a supersaturated solution or super-cooled liquid to induce crystallization
11. to plant (seeds, grain, etc.) in (soil)
12. (intr.) (of plants) to form or shed seeds
13. (trans.) to remove the seeds from (fruit, etc.)
14. (trans.) (chemistry) . to add a small crystal to (a supersaturated solution or super-cooled liquid) in order to cause crystallization
15. (trans.) to scatter certain substances, such as silver iodide, in (clouds) in order to cause rain
16. (trans.) to arrange (the draw of a tournament) so that outstanding teams or players will not meet in the early rounds
17. to distribute (players or teams) in this manner

Autumn is promised
In every scooped out seed
Roasting fires

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