seeds·​man ˈsēdz-mən How to pronounce seedsman (audio)
: a person who sows seeds
: a dealer in seeds

Examples of seedsman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nearer our time—nearer than Fuchs and Plumier—were the horticulturists, seedsmen, growers, some older than White, others her contemporaries, behind those nursery catalogues which were once scrutinized by her. Yiyun Li, The New Yorker, 23 Oct. 2023 Other American seedsmen soon followed in McDorman’s footsteps. Real Estate, 11 Sep. 2019 Featured residents include wealthy seedsman Silas Robbins, Civil War chaplain John Morris, Tuskegee Airman Lemuel Custis and Connecticut State Prison warden William Willard. Courant Community, 4 May 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1601, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of seedsman was in 1601

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“Seedsman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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