HD Wallet Seed, Root Seed

This definition comes from the technical glossary.

Definition

A potentially-short value used as a seed to generate the master private key and master chain code for an HD wallet.

Synonyms

  • HD wallet seed

  • Root seed

Not To Be Confused With

  • Mnemonic code / mnemonic seed (a binary root seed formatted as words to make it easier for humans to transcribe and possibly remember)