Sow is defined as to spread or scatter something over an area of land.(verb)
An example of to sow is scattering sunflower seeds to grow a sunflower garden.
The definition of a sow is a female adult pig.(noun)
An example of a sow is the mother of the baby pigs.
See sow in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME sowe < OE sugu, akin to Ger sau (OHG su) < IE base *sū-, pig > swine, L sus
Origin: ME sowen < OE sawan, akin to Ger säen < IE base *sē(i) > seed
See sow in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb sowed sowed, sown sown (sōn) or sowed, sow·ing, sows verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English sowen
Origin: , from Old English sāwan; see sē- in Indo-European roots.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English sugu
Origin: and Old English sū; see sū- in Indo-European roots.
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