Seedling vs Seedeater - What's the difference?

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Seedling is a related term of seedeater.


As nouns the difference between seedling and seedeater

is that seedling is (botany) a young plant grown from seed while seedeater is (literally) an individual or species which eats seeds.

As an adjective seedling

is which is a seedling (see below).

seedling

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • which is a seedling (see below)
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (botany) A young plant grown from seed
  • Any young, especially
  • # one grown in a nursery for transplanting
  • # a tree smaller than a sapling.
  • References

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    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