Seedling meaning

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A plant grown from a seed, rather than from a cutting, etc.
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A young plant, especially one that grows from a seed, rather than from a cutting, for example.
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Any young plant; esp., a small, young tree.
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A young plant, especially one that grows from a seed rather than from a cutting.
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Which is a seedling (see below)
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(botany) A young plant grown from seed.
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Any young, especially.
  • One grown in a nursery for transplanting.
  • A tree smaller than a sapling.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
seedling
Plural:
seedlings

Origin of seedling

  • seed +"Ž -ling

    From Wiktionary