hy·​dro·​seed | \ ˈhī-drō-ˌsēd How to pronounce hydroseed (audio) \
hydroseeded; hydroseeding; hydroseeds

Definition of hydroseed

transitive + intransitive

: to spray a watery mixture containing seed and usually mulch and fertilizer on After construction crews sifted alluvial deposits to create topsoil for the fairways, the perimeter of the course was hydroseeded with wildflowers to brighten the property.— Brian McCallen If you've got more than 4,000 square feet to cover, a professional can hydroseed, which involves spraying a seed-and-fertilizer soup over large expanses of soil.— Sara Jane Von Trapp

Other Words from hydroseed

hydroseeding noun
Hydroseeding is becoming more and more popular as an effective means of establishing a new lawn. — Richard Burton

First Known Use of hydroseed

1963, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydroseed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroseed. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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