self-sow

verb
\ ˌself-ˈsō How to pronounce self-sow (audio) \
self-sowed\ ˌself-​ˈsōd \; self-sown\ ˌself-​ˈsōn \ or self-sowed; self-sowing

Definition of self-sow

intransitive verb

: to sow itself by dropping seeds or by natural action (as of wind or water)

First Known Use of self-sow

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-sow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-sow. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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