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bedding plant

noun, Horticulture
1.

bedder

[bed-er] /ˈbɛd ər/
noun
1.
bedmaker (def 1).
2.
Also called bedding plant. Horticulture. an ornamental plant that is suitable for planting with other plants in a bed to achieve a desired visual effect.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15; bed + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for bedding-plant

bedder

/ˈbɛdə/
noun
1.
(Brit) (at some universities) a college servant employed to keep students' rooms in order
2.
a plant that may be grown in a garden bed

bedding plant

noun
1.
a plant that may be grown in a garden bed
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