seeder

noun

seed·​er ˈsē-dər How to pronounce seeder (audio)
1
: an implement for planting or sowing seeds
2
: a device for seeding fruit
3
: one that seeds clouds

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web While the tractor had stopped, the seeder remained engaged. Christine Dempsey, Hartford Courant, 25 Apr. 2022 Ellie was fatally injured Saturday afternoon by a slice seeder that was attached to a tractor her father had been operating on their farm. Christine Dempsey, Hartford Courant, 26 Apr. 2022 On larger areas, rented equipment in the form of a power rake and a machine called a slit seeder will work. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 On a slate gray morning in late May, Robert Thurman Sr. grabbed a paper bag of string bean seeds and poured them into the hopper of a garden seeder. Rashod Taylor, ProPublica, 14 Oct. 2021 On larger areas, rented equipment in the form of a power rake and a machine called a slit seeder will work. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 On larger areas, rented equipment in the form of a power rake and a machine called a slit seeder will work. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 On larger areas, rented equipment in the form of a power rake and a machine called a slit seeder will work. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 On larger areas, rented equipment in the form of a power rake and a machine called a slit seeder will work. Washington Post, 7 July 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1759, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seeder was in 1759

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Cite this Entry

“Seeder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seeder. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

Kids Definition

seeder

noun

seed·​er ˈsēd-ər How to pronounce seeder (audio)
: a machine for planting or sowing seeds
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