Definition of birdseed
: a mixture of seeds (as of hemp, millet, and sunflowers) used for feeding caged and wild birds
Recent Examples of birdseed from the Web
The bowls can be filled with water or birdseed to attract wildlife.
No longer is there a man selling birdseed, and the pigeons have become pushy, dependent on crumbs from tourists.
Spoon the birdseed mixture into the bundt pan, pressing down firmly.
In the experiments, 18 out of 42 bullfinches in the lab hauled up their preferred food—in this case, birdseed—on a string.
Eventually the outer shells explode—just like birdseed.
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Definition of birdseed for English Language Learners
: seeds that are used for feeding birds
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