Origin of seméFr, origin, originally past participle of semer, to sow from Classical Latin seminare from semen, a seed
Origin of semeFrench from Old French past participle of semer to sow, scatter from Latin sēmināre from sēmen sēmin- seed ; see sē- in Indo-European roots.
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French semÃ© (“sown").
- (heraldry) Decorated with many spots; ‘powdered’.
From Middle French semée.