Meaning of seed bag in English:

seed bag


  • 1A part of a plant or fungus which contains seed or spores (now rare).

  • 2(In the drilling of an oil well) a tubular leather container fastened around a pipe and filled with flax seeds which swell to form a seal against the ingress of water (now historical).


Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Hooke (1635–1703), natural philosopher.