interseamed

adjective
in·​ter·​seamed | \ ¦intə(r)¦sēmd \

Definition of interseamed

archaic
: interspersed, sown borders of lilies interseamed with roses— Robert Greene

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History and Etymology for interseamed

by folk etymology from Middle French entresemer to intersperse (from entre- inter- + semer to sow, from Latin seminare) + English -ed

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“Interseamed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interseamed. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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