- n. 种子；根据；精液；萌芽；子孙；原由
- vt. 播种；结实；成熟；去…籽
- vi. 播种；（植物）结实
- n. (Seed)人名；(英)锡德
CET4 TEM4 考 研 CET6
来自古英语 sed,种子，籽，来自 Proto-Germanic*sediz,种子，籽，来自 PIE*se-ti,扩大格于*se, 耕种，播种，词源同 sow,semen.
- seed: [OE] Seed is a general Germanic word, related to German saat, Dutch zaad, Swedish söd, and Danish sæd. Their common ancestor was Germanic *sǣthiz. This was formed from the base *sǣ-, which produced English sow and went back ultimately to Indo-European *sē-, source of English disseminate , season, semen , and seminar .
=> disseminate, season, semen, seminar
- seed (v.)
- late 14c., "to flower, flourish; produce seed;" mid-15c., "to sow with seed," from seed (n.). Meaning "remove the seeds from" is from 1904. Sporting (originally tennis) sense (1898) is from notion of spreading certain players' names so as to ensure they will not meet early in a tournament. The noun in this sense is attested from 1924. Related: Seeded; seeding.
- seed (n.)
- Old English sed, sæd "that which may be sown; an individual grain of seed; offspring, posterity," from Proto-Germanic *sediz "seed" (cognates: Old Norse sað, Old Saxon sad, Old Frisian sed, Middle Dutch saet, Old High German sat, German Saat), from PIE *se-ti- "sowing," from root *se- (1) "to sow" (see sow (v.)). Figurative use in Old English. Meaning "offspring, progeny" rare now except in biblical use. Meaning "semen" is from c. 1300. For sporting sense, see seed (v.).
- 1. If unused, winter radishes run to seed in spring.
- 2. The scheme offers seed corn finance with loans at only 4% interest.
- 3. These plants are then pollinated and allowed to mature and produce seed.
- 4. Rake the soil, press the seed into it, then cover it lightly.
- 5. The primroses should begin to seed themselves down the steep hillside.
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