Part of speech: noun

A plant reared from the seed, instead of from a graft or the like.

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Usage examples "seedling":

  1. " Wouldn't give a Red Brook Seedling for Alvy," ejaculated the nasal Mr. Price. - "Coniston, Book I.", Winston Churchill.
  2. Now and then some seedling escapes the devastating sheep a rod or two down- stream. - "The Land Of Little Rain", Mary Hunter Austin.
  3. The seedling is the product of two kinds only. - "Success With Small Fruits", E. P. Roe.