Definition of seed corn noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    seed corn

    BrE BrE//ˈsiːd kɔːn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈsiːd kɔːrn//
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  1. 1the grain that is kept for planting the next year’s crops
  2. 2people or things that will be successful or useful in the future We want to train young people as the seed corn of future management.