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seedsman

[seedz-muh n]
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noun, plural seeds·men.
  1. a sower of seed.
  2. a dealer in seed.
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Also seed·man [seed-muh n] /ˈsid mən/.

Origin of seedsman

1585–95; seed + 's1 + man1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words

growerhorticulturistcaretakerseedsmannurserymanlandscapergreenskeeper

Examples from the Web for seedsman

Historical Examples

  • This variety was raised from seed by M. Pariset, a seedsman of Ain, Fr., about 1852.

    The Pears of New York

    U. P. Hedrick

  • The seedsman knows just what to do to secure the best results in seed, and just how to do it.

    ABC of Gardening

    Eben Eugene Rexford

  • It may be that your father buys his seed corn from a seedsman.

  • For instance: suppose you are talking to a seedsman and a friend joins you in your garden.

    Etiquette

    Emily Post

  • It was the same with the artificial manure merchant and with the seedsman.

    Hodge and His Masters

    Richard Jefferies