American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A supply of seed for planting.
- n. A source of new entities: a seed stock of salmon in the river.
- n. literally A stock of seed.
- n. Any supply for planting in general.
- n. figuratively Any source of new (notably young) individuals.
- n. a supply of seeds (or tubers) reserved for planting
“While management felt this program was generally successful in 1980 participating producers provided 60% of Sabritas’s potatoes, the seed improvement program was costly and did not produce seed stock clearly superior to that commercially available.”
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