re·​sow (ˌ)rē-ˈsō How to pronounce resow (audio)
resowed; resown (ˌ)rē-ˈsōn How to pronounce resow (audio) or resowed; resowing

transitive + intransitive

: to sow (something) again
resow more seeds every 2 weeks to keep your harvest coming.Lynn Coulter
The drought … forced farmers to resow paddocks.Tim Cronshaw
This selection should provide plenty of delicious and varied salads and stir-fry greens until May, when I'll resow with a mix for hotter weather.Sarah Raven

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of resow was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Resow.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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