Seedcake vs Seedeater - What's the difference?

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Seedcake is a related term of seedeater.


As nouns the difference between seedcake and seedeater

is that seedcake is residue of pressing oil from seeds while seedeater is (literally) an individual or species which eats seeds.

seedcake

English

Alternative forms

* seed-cake

Noun

  • Residue of pressing oil from seeds.
  • A sweet cake or cookie containing aromatic seeds, such as caraway.
  • (Tusser)
    (Webster 1913)

    seedeater

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (literally) An individual or species which eats seeds.
  • * 2003 , John Andrew Eastman, The Book of Field and Roadside
  • Mammal seedeaters include chipmunks; ground squirrels; red, gray, and fox squirrels; voles; white-footed mice; and pocket gophers.
  • A bird species which feeds mainly on seeds.
  • Most seedeaters have strong, typically shaped bills.

    Synonyms

    * (bird) hard-bill