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seed / semilla
seed   [si:d]
A. -noun
1. (botany)
a. [of plant]   semilla (f),   simiente (f)   (inside fruit)   pepita (f)
b. [of grain]   grano (m)
·poppy seeds
semillas feminine plural de amapola
·to go or run to seed
(literally)   granar,   dar en grana   (figurative)   ir a menos
·he'noun really gone to seed
·se ha echado a perder,   ha ido cada vez a peor
2. (Sport)
(=player, team)   cabeza masculine and feminine de serie
·she'noun the number one seed
·es cabeza de serie nounúmero uno
·she'noun the first seed
·es la primera cabeza de serie
3. (figurative)
a. [of idea etcetera]   germen (m)
·to sow seeds of doubt in somebody'noun mind
·sembrar la duda en la mente de somebody, someone
4. euphemism
(=semen)   simiente (f)
(=offspring)   descendencia (f)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=plant with seeds)   sembrar   (with   de)
2. (=remove seed of)
[+fruits]   despepitar
3. (Sport)   clasificar como cabeza de serie
·the United States are seeded number one
·Estados Unidos parte como cabeza de serie nounúmero uno
C. -intransitive verb
(=form seeds)   granar,   dar en grana
(=shed seeds)   dejar caer semillas
D. -compound
·seed box   -noun   caja (f) de simientes,   semillero (m)
·seed corn   -noun   (literally)   trigo (m) de siembra
·seed drill   -noun   sembradora (f)
·seed merchant   -noun   vendedor (m) / vendedoa (f)
·seed pearl   -noun   aljófar (m)
·seed pod   -noun   vaina (f)
·seed potato   -noun   patata or Latin America papa
·seed time   -noun   siembra (f)
·seed tray   -noun   seed box
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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