Seed Phrase

A seed phrase, seed recovery phrase or mnemonic phrase is a list of words which store all the information needed to recover a Bitcoin wallet. Wallet software will typically generate a seed phrase and instruct the user to write it down on paper. If the user’s computer breaks or their hard drive becomes corrupted, they can download the same wallet software again and use the paper backup to get their bitcoins back.

A seed phrase is often a group of 12 or more words and here is an example:

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