- 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
- Grass seed shaken out of hay.
- Pieces of chaff or straw that fall from hay.
- Informal An unsophisticated person from a rural area; a bumpkin.
(countable and uncountable, plural hayseeds)