Sprout vs Seedling - What's the difference?

sprout | seedling |


As nouns the difference between sprout and seedling

is that sprout is a new growth on a plant, whether from seed or other parts while seedling is (botany) a young plant grown from seed.

As a verb sprout

is .

As an adjective seedling is

which is a seedling (see below).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

sprout

English

(wikipedia sprout) (Sprouting)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A new growth on a plant, whether from seed or other parts.
  • A child.
  • A Brussels sprout.
  • An edible germinated seed.
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    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.
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