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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The young shoots of alfalfa, soybeans, etc., eaten as a raw vegetable

Usage examples (36)
  • Verb (used with object) : Sprout and boil the potatoes
  • Interesting factoid – sprouts spelled phonetically is “sprouts.
  • Peeling the sprouts is a necessary step and can be a little labor-intensive.
  • My favorite recipe for Brussels sprouts is from The Palm. for more
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