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).
(botany) A young plant grown from seed
Any young, especially
# one grown in a nursery for transplanting
# a tree smaller than a sapling.
(literally) An individual or species which eats seeds.
* 2003 , John Andrew Eastman, The Book of Field and Roadside
A bird species which feeds mainly on seeds.
- Mammal seedeaters include chipmunks; ground squirrels; red, gray, and fox squirrels; voles; white-footed mice; and pocket gophers.
- Most seedeaters have strong, typically shaped bills.
* (bird) hard-bill