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Topic: FOOD


2 noun
sprout2 [countable]
1DFHBP especially British English a small green vegetable like a very small cabbage [= brussels sprout]
2HBP a new growth on a plant [= shoot]
3 [usually plural] American EnglishDF an alfalfa seed which has grown a stem and is eaten
4 [usually plural] American EnglishHBPDF a beansprout
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