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self-sow

[ self-soh ]
/ sɛlfˈsoʊ /
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verb (used without object), self-sowed, self-sown or self-sowed, self-sow·ing.Botany.
to sow or propagate itself naturally from seeds that have been dropped.
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Also self-seed [self-seed] /sɛlfˈsid/ .

Origin of self-sow

First recorded in 1835–40; self- + sow1
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