seed plant

noun

Definition of seed plant

: a plant that bears seeds specifically : spermatophyte

Examples of seed plant in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What happened to George Floyd in Minneapolis is the fruit borne of toxic seeds planted on the shores of our country in Jamestown in 1619, when the first enslaved men and women arrived on this continent. Stephanie Toone, ajc, "‘Silence is NOT an option’ | Ben & Jerry’s calls for end to ‘white supremacy’ in statement," 4 June 2020 What happened to George Floyd in Minneapolis is the fruit borne of toxic seeds planted on the shores of our country in Jamestown in 1619, when the first enslaved men and women arrived on this continent. Josh Rivera, USA TODAY, "Ben & Jerry's calls for the dismantling of 'culture of white supremacy'," 3 June 2020 Baptized at age 9, Hodges grew up in Champaign, Illinois, spiritual seeds planted young. Marc Bona, cleveland, "Ex-Cleveland Browns punter Reggie Hodges turns to writing, motivating others," 2 June 2020 Batwoman is paying off a lot of seeds planted at the beginning of the season. Chancellor Agard, EW.com, "Batwoman boss dishes on Hush's 'crazy' debut and 'impulsive instincts'," 8 May 2020 The seed planted in her mind, Latham asked Griffin to go for a hike to talk it out and by the end of it, , taking the name from Latham's event planning business. Olivia Hosken, Town & Country, "Plate Rentals For Your Next Party? It's the Latest Trend in Entertaining," 11 Mar. 2020 Big wasn’t even fully yet a song, just a seed planted among the McClure’s therapeutic recordings at home. Roy S. Johnson | Rjohnson@al.com, al, "Johnson: From basement to ‘Big’ -- a Pastor’s one-year chart-topping musical journey," 12 Dec. 2019 Children should always be aware of the seeds planted by their parents and grandparents. Rabbi Avi Weiss, sun-sentinel.com, "The importance of the planters of the seeds of greatness," 4 Nov. 2019 These, Hyland says, are the product of seeds planted decades ago - a long-ago forester's gift to the future, another means of traveling through time. Sarah Kaplan, chicagotribune.com, "Travel science: Grand Canyon of Pennsylvania," 11 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of seed plant

1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Seed plant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seed%20plant. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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seed plant

noun

Kids Definition of seed plant

: a plant that produces seed

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