any seed or mixture of seeds used for feeding birds.
the seed of a grass, Phalaris canariensis, used as food for birds.

1830–40; bird + seed Unabridged
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birdseed (ˈbɜːdˌsiːd)
Also called: canary seed a mixture of various kinds of seeds for feeding cagebirds

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Example sentences
Fill it a little more than half full with birdseed, dry rice or lentils.
The species is commonly attracted to feeders and open areas with birdseed.
And whether they are on the ground or in a platform feeder, scrub jays are
  always interested in mixed birdseed.
If that doesn't help, try mixing the birdseed with some peanut butter or lard
  and it will surely stay in place.
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