follow Dictionary.com

Capitol vs. capital? What's the difference?

seed corn

noun
1.
ears or kernels of corn set apart as seed.
Origin of seed corn
1585-1595
1585-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for seed corn
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for seed corn

seed corn

noun
1.
the good quality ears or kernels of corn that are used as seed
2.
assets or investments that are expected to provide profits in the future
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for seed corn

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for seed

5
5
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for seed corn