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seed corn

noun
1.
ears or kernels of corn set apart as seed.
Origin
1585-1595
1585-95
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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
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