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sprout

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Sprouted Onion
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NounEdit

sprout (plural sprouts)

  1. A new growth on a plant, whether from seed or other parts.
  2. A child.
  3. A Brussels sprout.
  4. An edible germinated seed.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English spruten, from Old English sprūtan, from Proto-Germanic *spreutaną.

sprout (third-person singular simple present sprouts, present participle sprouting, simple past and past participle sprouted)

  1. (horticulture) To grow from seed; to germinate.
  2. To cause to grow from a seed.
    I sprouted beans and radishes and put them in my salad.
  3. To deprive of sprouts.
    to sprout potatoes
  4. To emerge from the ground as sprouts

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