seedsman


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seedsman

(ˈsiːdzmən)
n, pl seedsmen
1. (Commerce) a seed merchant
2. (Horticulture) a seed merchant
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seeds•man

(ˈsidz mən)

also seed•man

(ˈsid-)

n., pl. -men.
1. a sower of seed.
2. a dealer in seed.
[1585–95]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seedsman - a dealer in seeds
bargainer, dealer, monger, trader - someone who purchases and maintains an inventory of goods to be sold
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Translations

seedsman

n pl <-men> → Samenhändler m
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References in classic literature ?
The kitchen was empty when he came back to it; but his tobacco-pouch and pipe had been laid on the table, and under them was a scrap of paper torn from the back of a seedsman's catalogue, on which three words were written: "Don't trouble, Ethan."
I cannot understand any one preferring cooks to marigolds; those future marigolds, shadowy as they are, and whose seeds are still sleeping at the seedsman's, have shone through my winter days like golden lamps.
'Well,' said that suddenly-transformed individual, as he took his seat on the outside of the Eatanswill coach next morning; 'I wonder whether I'm meant to be a footman, or a groom, or a gamekeeper, or a seedsman. I looks like a sort of compo of every one on 'em.
His sitting-room was like the admiral's cabin, his bath-room was like a dairy, his sleeping-chamber, fitted all about with lockers and drawers, was like a seedsman's shop; and his nicely-balanced cot just stirred in the midst, as if it breathed.
Pumblechook's premises in the High-street of the market town, were of a peppercorny and farinaceous character, as the premises of a corn-chandler and seedsman should be.
Groot's agricultural know-how is rooted in his family background-he is a sixth-generation seedsman.
Simon Groot, a sixth generation seedsman, began his search to create better vegetable seeds to help farmers in Southeast Asia in 1981 at age 47 after his family's company was taken over by a larger corporation.
A former Stirling seedsman was discovered to be a prisoner of the Germans.
Innovation Olympics 2017 was launched as part of the East-West Seed's 35th anniversary last year with the theme 'Growing Opportunities.' East-West Seed, founded in 1982 by Dutch seedsman Simon Groot and Filipino seed trader Benito Domingo, is the first integrated vegetable company in the Philippines and one of the 10 biggest tropical vegetable-seed producers in the world.
He has received many accolades from his peers throughout his career, including the Atlantic Seed Association's 2015 Honorary Seedsman Award, the American Agriculturist Master Farmer Award, and the Governor Raymond P.
Will, anthropologist son of Oscar Will, the Bismarck, North Dakota, seedsman who promoted Native American varieties in his catalogs.
The higher Nilus swells, The more it promises; as it ebbs, the seedsman Upon the slime and ooze scatters his grain, And shortly comes to harvest.