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bedding plant

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noun Horticulture.
  1. bedder.

bedder

[bed-er]
noun
  1. bedmaker(def 1).
  2. Also called bedding plant. Horticulture. an ornamental plant that is suitable for planting with other plants in a bed to achieve a desired visual effect.

Origin of bedder

First recorded in 1605–15; bed + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for bedding-plant

bedder

noun
  1. British (at some universities) a college servant employed to keep students' rooms in order
  2. a plant that may be grown in a garden bed

bedding plant

noun
  1. a plant that may be grown in a garden bed
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