unseeded

adjective un·seed·ed \ ˌən-ˈsē-dəd \
Updated on: 17 May 2018

Definition of unseeded

: not seeded: such as
a : having no seeds
  • unseeded fruit
b : not seeded (see 2seed 4b) among the contestants in a competition (such as a tennis tournament)
  • … ninth-seeded Lindsay Davenport lost quickly, in 65 minutes, to unseeded Julie Halard of France.
  • —Robin Finn

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First Known Use of unseeded

circa 1775

in the meaning defined above

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