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semination

(ˌsɛmɪˈneɪʃən)
n
1. (Agriculture) rare the production, dispersal, or sowing of seed
2. (Botany) rare the production, dispersal, or sowing of seed
[C16: from Late Latin sēminātiō, from Latin sēmināre to sow, from sēmen seed]
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