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bedding

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noun bed·ding \ˈbe-diŋ\

Definition of bedding

  1. 1 :  bedclothes

  2. 2 :  a bottom layer :  foundation

  3. 3 :  material to provide a bed for livestock

  4. 4 :  stratification

Examples of bedding in a Sentence

  1. Wash your cat's bedding regularly.

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Origin and Etymology of bedding

Middle English, from Old English, from bedd


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bedding

adjective bed·ding

Definition of bedding

  1. :  suitable for planting in large groups in flower beds to produce a mass display bedding plants

Examples of bedding in a Sentence

  1. The flower makes an excellent bedding plant.

Origin and Etymology of bedding

from gerund of 2bed


BEDDING Defined for English Language Learners

bedding

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noun

Definition of bedding for English Language Learners

  • : the sheets and blankets that are used on a bed

  • : something used for an animal's bed

bedding

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Definition of bedding for English Language Learners

  • : suitable for being planted in large groups in a flower bed


BEDDING Defined for Kids

bedding

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noun bed·ding \ˈbe-diŋ\

Definition of bedding for Students

  1. 1 :  bedclothes

  2. 2 :  material for a bed



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