- good-quality corn kept for seed.；assets set aside for the generation of profit or other benefit in the future
noun: seedcorn, plural noun: seedcorns
- 1. good-quality corn kept for seed.
- 2. assets set aside for the generation of profit or other benefit in the future:
small businesses are the seedcorn of the economy
the provision of seedcorn capital
- IPA[ˈsēd ˌkôrn]
- n.good-quality corn kept for seed.
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