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seedling

noun seed·ling \ˈsēd-liŋ\

: a young plant that is grown from seed

Full Definition of SEEDLING

1
:  a young plant grown from seed
2
a :  a young tree before it becomes a sapling
b :  a nursery plant not yet transplanted
seedling adjective
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First Known Use of SEEDLING

1660
SEEDLING Defined for Kids

seedling

noun seed·ling \ˈsēd-liŋ\

Definition of SEEDLING for Kids

1
:  a young plant grown from seed
2
:  a young tree before it becomes a sapling

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