bean sprout

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soybean sprouts in supermarket packaging

bean sprout ‎(plural bean sprouts)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) A sprout of the mung bean.
    Bean sprouts are a nutritious vegetarian ingredient for stir-fry.
  2. (chiefly in the plural) A sprout of any of several other species of bean

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