- grass seed shaken from mown hay
- bits of chaff and straw from hay
- ☆ Slang an awkward, unsophisticated person regarded as typical of rural areas; yokel: a somewhat contemptuous term
See hayseed in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Grass seed shaken out of hay.
- Pieces of chaff or straw that fall from hay.
- Slang A bumpkin; a yokel.
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