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birdseed

[ burd-seed ]
/ ˈbɜrdˌsid /
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noun
any seed or mixture of seeds used for feeding birds.
the seed of a grass, Phalaris canariensis, used as food for birds.
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Origin of birdseed

First recorded in 1830–40; bird + seed
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British Dictionary definitions for birdseed

birdseed
/ (ˈbɜːdˌsiːd) /

noun
a mixture of various kinds of seeds for feeding cagebirdsAlso called: canary seed
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