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

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

Word History

First Known Use

1963, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hydroseed was in 1963

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“Hydroseed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroseed. Accessed 3 Oct. 2023.

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