soybean

[ soi-been ]
/ ˈsɔɪˌbin /

noun

a bushy Old World plant, Glycine max, of the legume family, grown in the U.S., chiefly for forage and soil improvement.
the seed of this plant, used for food, as a livestock feed, and for a variety of other commercial uses.

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Origin of soybean

First recorded in 1795–1805; soy + bean
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