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sprout in Plants topic

sproutsprout2 noun [countable]  1 DFHBP especially British English a small green vegetable like a very small cabbage syn brussels sprout2 HBPa new growth on a plant syn shoot3 [usually plural] American EnglishDF an alfalfa seed which has grown a stem and is eaten4 [usually plural] American EnglishHBPDF a beansprout
Examples from the Corpus
sproutA sprout can take just so much and then no more.Add bean sprouts and cook another half minute.