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seedstock

or seed stock

[seed-stok]
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noun
  1. seed, tubers, or roots selected and kept for planting.
  2. animals, especially pedigreed livestock, maintained for breeding purposes.
  3. the animals needed to replenish a population, as after hunting or fishing.

Origin of seedstock

First recorded in 1925–30; seed + stock
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