[ see-der ]
/ ˈsi dər /


a person or thing that seeds.
any of various apparatus for sowing seeds in the ground, ranging from simple devices that deposit seed evenly over a plot of land to complex machines that prepare a hole in the earth, insert a seed or seeds at the proper depth, and cover the hole again.
a plant that produces many seeds, especially one grown mainly to produce seeds for growing other plants.
a device or utensil for removing seeds, as from grapefruit.
a device used to scatter particles of silver iodide, carbon dioxide, etc., in clouds to induce precipitation.

Origin of seeder

before 950; Middle English sedere, Old English sǣdere. See seed, -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for seeder

/ (ˈsiːdə) /


a person or thing that seeds
a device used to remove seeds, as from fruit, etc
any of various devices for sowing grass seed or grain on the surface of the ground
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