self-sow

verb

self-sowed
ˌself-ˈsōd
; self-sown
ˌself-ˈsōn
or self-sowed; self-sowing

intransitive verb

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

Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-sow was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Self-sow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-sow. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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