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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Semen  \Se"men\,  n.;  pl  {Semina}.  [L.,  from  the  root  of  serere, 
  satum,  to  sow.  See  {Sow}  to  scatter  seed.] 
  1.  (Bot.)  The  seed  of  plants. 
  2.  (Physiol.)  The  seed  or  fecundating  fluid  of  male  animals; 
  sperm.  It  is  a  white  or  whitish  viscid  fluid  secreted  by 
  the  testes,  characterized  by  the  presence  of  spermatozoids 
  to  which  it  owes  its  generative  power. 
  {Semen  contra},  or  {Semen  cin[ae]  or  cyn[ae]},  a  strong 
  aromatic,  bitter  drug,  imported  from  Aleppo  and  Barbary, 
  said  to  consist  of  the  leaves,  peduncles,  and  unexpanded 
  flowers  of  various  species  of  {Artemisia};  wormseed. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  thick  white  fluid  containing  spermatozoa  that  is 
  ejaculated  by  the  male  genital  tract  [syn:  {seed},  {seminal 
  fluid},  {ejaculate}] 

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