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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SEMEN

Murazov looked at Khlobuev, and added: "Semen Semenovitch, you are deceiving both yourself and me."

Semen is secreted sometimes slowly, sometimes quickly, and very frequently under the influence of the will.

Responderunt: Semen Abrahae sumus et nemini servimus unquam.

Semen est sanguis Christianorum—The blood of us Christians is seed.

Responderunt: "Semen Abrahæ sumus, et nemini servimus unquam."

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin semen "seed of plants, animals, or men; race, inborn characteristic; posterity, progeny, offspring," figuratively "origin, essence, principle, cause," from PIE *si-so-, reduplication of root *se- (1) "to sow" (cf. Latin serere "to sow," Old Prussian semen "seed," Lithuanian semens "seed of flax," Old Church Slavonic seme, Old High German samo "seed," German Same; see sow (v.)).

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