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n, pl seedsmen
1. (Commerce) a seed merchant
2. (Horticulture) a seed merchant
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(ˈsidz mən)

also seed•man


n., pl. -men.
1. a sower of seed.
2. a dealer in seed.
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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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The headline for the ad boldly stated: SEEDSMEN ARE PEOPLE YOU HAVETO BE ABLE TO TRUST!
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It provides very clear (and amusing) stage by stage illustrations and it even incorporates a list of suppliers that includes seedsmen in France and the USA.
The house, which enjoys spectacular views over the Tay and the hills beyond, was built by an unknown architect for Archibald Turnbull of seedsmen Dickson & Turnbull.
By the start of WWII, his numerous commercial photographs, many of them front covers, included: Command Performance (1936), illustrating an article on figurines; The Potting Shed (1937), a Fischli & Weiss-like ad for Max Schling Seedsmen, Inc.; and such remarkable pieces as Kandinsky (1937), a Cinzano ad in which a darkroom timer, yellow pigment paper and folding measuring stick refer directly to the carbro process (as well as to the Russian artist's interest in color symbolism).
Early Native Americans and later farmer seedsmen selected seeds from plants that had desirable traits such as large nonshattering ears.
Webbs soon earned the highest seal of approval by being appointed seedsmen to Queen Victoria and every monarch since.