Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A young plant that is grown from a seed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. which is a seedling (see below)
  • n. A young plant grown from seed
  • n. Any young, especially

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A plant reared from the seed, as distinguished from one propagated by layers, buds, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A plant reared from the seed, as distinguished from one propagated by layering, or from a budded or grafted tree or shrub.
  • Produced from the seed: as, a seedling pansy.
  • n. In forestry, specifically, a tree (grown from seed) which has not reached a height of three feet. See tree class.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. young plant or tree grown from a seed

Etymologies

seed +‎ -ling (Wiktionary)

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