seedcorn

n. graan van goede kwaliteit gebruikt als zaad; zaaikoren; goede beleggingwaarvan goede profijten worden verwacht in de toekomst (Engels gebruik); wrat die op de voetzool groeit (Geneeskunde)

English-Dutch dictionary. 2013.

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