Dictionary.com

self-sow

[ self-soh ]
/ sɛlfˈsoʊ /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
WILL YOU SAIL OR STUMBLE ON THESE GRAMMAR QUESTIONS?
Smoothly step over to these common grammar mistakes that trip many people up. Good luck!
Question 1 of 7
Fill in the blank: I can’t figure out _____ gave me this gift.
Also self-seed [self-seed] /sɛlfˈsid/ .

Origin of self-sow

First recorded in 1835–40; self- + sow1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use self-sow in a sentence

FEEDBACK