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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The process whereby seeds or spores begin to grow.

Usage examples (39)
  • Verb (used with object) : Sprout and boil the potatoes
  • Villas are sprouting from the rocks and cactus overlooking the town.
  • The proliferation of wardriving shows itself in sprouting another term: whacking.
  • Lolly Robinson reveals another tree-creature, this one sprouting from the greens of Harvard: for more
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