any of numerous small, tropical American finches, especially of the genus Sporophila.
noun, plural seeds (especially collectively) seed. 1. the fertilized, matured ovule of a flowering plant, containing an embryo or rudimentary plant. 2. any propagative part of a plant, including tubers, bulbs, etc., especially as preserved for growing a new crop. 3. such parts collectively. 4. any similar small part or fruit. 5. Dialect. pit2 . […]
noun 1. a person or thing that seeds. 2. any of various apparatus for sowing seeds in the ground, ranging from simple devices that deposit seed evenly over a plot of land to complex machines that prepare a hole in the earth, insert a seed or seeds at the proper depth, and cover the hole […]
noun 1. any of various plants of the order Lyginopteridales (or Cycadofilicales), known only as fossils, having fernlike leaves and reproducing by means of seeds. noun 1. another name for pteridosperm
adjective, seedier, seediest. 1. abounding in seed. 2. containing many seeds, as a piece of fruit. 3. gone to seed; bearing seeds. 4. poorly kept; run-down; shabby. 5. shabbily dressed; unkempt: a seedy old tramp. 6. physically run-down; under the weather: He felt a bit seedy after his operation. 7. somewhat disreputable; degraded: a seedy […]