- First Reference: Genesis 1:11
- Last Reference: Revelation 12:17
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H2232 Used 1 time
- H2233 Used 193 times
- H2234 Used 1 time
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Every herb, tree, and grass, yields its own
Genesis 1:11-12; Genesis 1:29
Each kind has its own body
1 Corinthians 15:38
Not to be mingled in sowing
Leviticus 19:19; Deuteronomy 22:9
Deuteronomy 40:13; Deuteronomy 42:8
Ecclesiastes 11:6; Hosea 10:12; 2 Corinthians 9:6; Galatians 6:7-8
Sowing of, type of burial of the body
1 Corinthians 15:36-38
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, verb intransitive
1. To grow to maturity, so as to produce seed. Maiz will not seed in a cool climate.
2. To shed the seed
SEED, verb transitive To sow; to sprinkle with seed which germinates and takes root.
SEE'D-BUD, noun [seed and bud.] The germ, germen or rudiment of the fruit in embryo.
SEE'D-CAKE, noun [seed and cake.] A sweet cake containing aromatic seeds.
SEE'D-COAT, noun In botany, the aril or outer coat of a seed.
SEE'D-LEAF, noun In botany, the primary leaf. The seed-leaves are the cotyledons or lobes of a seed expanded and in the vegetation.
SEE'DLING, noun A young plant or root just sprung from the seed.
SEE'D-LIP, noun A vessle in which a sower carries the seed to be dispersed.
SEE'D-LOBE, noun The lobe of a seed; a cotyledon, which see.
SEE'DNESS, noun Seed-time. [Not in use.]
SEE'D-PEARL, noun [seed and pearl.] Small grains of pearl.
SEE'D-PLAT, noun [seed and plat.]
1. The ground on which seeds are sown to produce plants for transplanting; hence,
2. A nursery; a place where any thing is sown or planted for cultivation.
SEE'DSMAN, noun [seed and man.] A person who deals in seeds; also, a sower.
SEE'D-TIME, noun [seed and time] The season proper for sowing.
While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and winter, and day and night, shall not cease. Genesis 8:1.
SEE'D-VESSEL, noun In botany, the pericarp which contains the seeds.
SEE'DY, adjective [from seed.]
1. Abounding with seeds.
2. Having a peculiar flavor, supposed to be derived from the weeds growing amoung vines; applied to French brandy.