noun \ˈhā-ˌsēd\
plural hayseed or hayseeds

Definition of HAYSEED

a :  seed shattered from hay
b :  clinging bits of straw or chaff from hay
plural hayseeds :  bumpkin, yokel

Examples of HAYSEED

  1. <though educated and sophisticated, the country singer always put on the facade of an amiable hayseed when in public>

First Known Use of HAYSEED


Other Agriculture/Gardening Terms

fallow, graft, heirloom, loam, potash, soilage, swath, tilth, windfall


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