semination

[ sem-uh-ney-shuh n ]
/ ˌsɛm əˈneɪ ʃən /

noun

a sowing or impregnating; dissemination.

Origin of semination

1525–35; < Latin sēminātiōn- (stem of sēminātiō), equivalent to sēmināt(us) (past participle of sēmināre to sow, derivative of sēmen seed, semen) + -iōn- -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for semination

semination
/ (ˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃən) /

noun

rare the production, dispersal, or sowing of seed

Word Origin for semination

C16: from Late Latin sēminātiō, from Latin sēmināre to sow, from sēmen seed
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Medicine definitions for semination

semination
[ sĕm′ə-nāshən ]

n.

Insemination.
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