bird-seed

birdseed

[burd-seed]
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:
1830–40; bird + seed

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birdseed (ˈbɜːdˌsiːd)
 
n
Also called: canary seed a mixture of various kinds of seeds for feeding cagebirds

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