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birdseed

[burd-seed] /ˈbɜrdˌsid/
noun
1.
any seed or mixture of seeds used for feeding birds.
2.
the seed of a grass, Phalaris canariensis, used as food for birds.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; bird + seed
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British Dictionary definitions for bird-seed

birdseed

/ˈbɜːdˌsiːd/
noun
1.
a mixture of various kinds of seeds for feeding cagebirds Also called canary seed
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Word Origin and History for bird-seed

birdseed

n.

1736, from bird (n.1) + seed (n.).

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Slang definitions & phrases for bird-seed

birdseed

noun
  1. A small amount of money: That's just birdseed
  2. Nonsense

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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