seedling

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

seed +‎ -ling

Adjective[edit]

seedling (comparative more seedling, superlative most seedling)

  1. which is a seedling (see below)

Noun[edit]

seedling (plural seedlings)

  1. (botany) A young plant grown from seed
  2. Any young, especially
    1. one grown in a nursery for transplanting
    2. a tree smaller than a sapling.

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References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967