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rapeseed

[reyp-seed]
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noun
  1. the seed of the rape.
  2. the plant itself.
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Origin of rapeseed

First recorded in 1525–35; rape2 + seed
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Examples from the Web for rapeseed

Historical Examples

  • Rapeseed and canary seed are considered the best and safest feed for canaries.

    Our Domestic Birds

    John H. Robinson


British Dictionary definitions for rapeseed

rapeseed

noun
  1. the seed of the rape plant
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