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self-sown

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  • self-sown — /sɛlf ˈsoʊn/ (say self sohn) adjective 1. sown by itself, or without human or animal agency. 2. sown by any agency other than human, as by birds, the wind, etc. –noun 3. a plant grown from a self sown seed …   Australian English dictionary

  • self-sown — [self′sōn′] adj. sown by wind, water, or other natural means, as some weeds, instead of by people or an animal …   English World dictionary

  • self-sown — self′ sown′ adj. bot sown by itself, or without human or animal agency, as a plant grown from seeds dropped from another plant • Etymology: 1600–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • self-sown — /self sohn /, adj. 1. sown by itself, or without human or animal agency, as of a plant grown from seeds dropped from another plant. 2. sown by any agency other than humans, as of a plant grown from seeds scattered by birds or the wind. [1600 10]… …   Universalium

  • self-sown — self seeded, planted by itself …   English contemporary dictionary

  • self-sown — adj. grown from seed scattered naturally …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-sow — (sĕlfʹsōʹ) intr.v. self ·sows, self ·sown, self ·sow·ing To reproduce or spread by natural dispersion of seed: a plant that self sows readily. * * * …   Universalium

  • self-sow — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ intransitive verb : to sow itself by dropping seeds : produce a new generation without human intervention grasses that self sow and build a firm turf * * * self sowˈ intransitive verb (of esp cultivated plants) to disperse and sow… …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-sow — intransitive verb (self sowed; self sown or sowed; sowing) Date: 1608 to sow itself by dropping seeds or by natural action (as of wind or water) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • self-seeded — adjective growing from seed dispersed by natural agency such as wind or birds • Syn: ↑self sown, ↑self sowed • Similar to: ↑planted …   Useful english dictionary

  • self-sowed — adjective growing from seed dispersed by natural agency such as wind or birds • Syn: ↑self seeded, ↑self sown • Similar to: ↑planted …   Useful english dictionary

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