self-seed

self-seed
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷\ intransitive verb

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v. [intrans.] (of a plant) propagate itself by seed

[as adj.] self-seeding the early-blooming, self-seeding primula

Derivatives:
self-seeder n.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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