edible seed


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n edible seed many are used as seasoning
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In literature:

It seems that most seeds are foodful in the arid regions, most berries edible, and many shrubs good for firewood with the sap in them.
"The Land of Little Rain" by Mary Austin
Most varieties contain many seeds and a comparatively small amount of red edible pulp.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 5" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
The seeds are edible.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
The fruit resembles the cocoa-nut, yet only contains a few hard round seeds, with no edible kernel.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. 5" by Robert Kerr
The cultivation is chiefly of rice, Eleusine, Coix, and the edible seeded Labiata.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
"Journals Of Two Expeditions Of Discovery In North-West And Western Australia, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Grey
We also observed pinon trees, a variety of pine with edible seeds.
"Unknown Mexico, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Carl Lumholtz
Why shouldn't she learn to make seed meal, to catch and cook rabbits, to distinguish edible cactus from inedible?
"The Heart of the Desert" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
The long seed pod is the edible part of this plant, it can be canned or dried for winter use.
"Vaughan's Vegetable Cook Book (4th edition)" by Anonymous
There is sesamum, from the seeds of which a fine edible oil is pressed out, and then tea, coffee, and tobacco.
"From Pole to Pole" by Sven Anders Hedin
What plants are valuable for their edible roots, for their edible leaves, for their edible seeds?
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study" by Ontario Ministry of Education
The edible part is grey and gelatinous, and it contains numerous dark-colored seeds.
"Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests" by J. J. von Tschudi
The pulp is sub-acid and edible, and the seeds are bitter.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Cotton-seed is rich in edible oil, and so are olives.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
The pulp and the seeds, which latter are eaten roasted, are the edible parts of the fruit.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 8" by Various
The edible sweet flesh is firm but mellow, surrounding 5 bony seeds.
"Forest Trees of Illinois" by Fuller George D.
Seeds of Pumpkins and Sunflowers were edible, as well as Hollyhock cheeses.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle
Berry (often edible) many-seeded; the anatropous albuminous seeds invested by a pulpy covering.
"The Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States" by Asa Gray
The grains are all members of the grass family, and the edible portion is the seed.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
Cold pressing of the seeds yields a golden-yellow oil, which is often used as an edible oil.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6" by Various

In news:

The long pods of ice cream beans split open to reveal dark seeds wrapped in a sweet, edible white casing.
The fluid is nonhazardous, 100% biodegradable, and made from natural esters of edible seeds and soybean oil—and has all of the great characteristics of Askarels, with none of the drawbacks.
Edible seeds -- good things that come in small packages.
Edible seeds are little nutritional powerhouses that probably don't get the recognition they deserve.
Edible seeds -- good things that come in small packages.
Edible seeds are little nutritional powerhouses that probably don't get the recognition they deserve.
These hips are actually seed pods and are edible.
The trees produce large, usually red orb-like fruits filled with edible seeds, each of which is covered by a juice-filled membrane.
These sunny giants bring old-fashioned charm and a bounty of edible seeds.
Exotic edibles grab attention for their nutritional brawn—overshadowing everyday provisions that lack the headline pull of a rain forest fruit or an omega-3-rich seed.
Kevin Crum, of Camarillo, measures the seed head of his Giant Edible Sunzilla sunflower at Camarillo Community Garden.
Seedless varieties invariably do contain seeds, but they are small, white, and edible.