verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
- the young shoots of alfalfa, soybeans, etc., eaten as a raw vegetable.
- Brussels sprout.
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I particularly believed that from the ashes of the unrest we could work to sprout new hope for our community.Wendy Greuel on L.A. Riots: ‘We Still Have a Long Way to Go’|Wendy Greuel|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
(→) a coconuts with dry, oilless meat that is easily detached from its shell, and which has failed to sprout.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
"Mr. Du Boung had intended to stand himself," said Mr. Sprout.The Duke's Children|Anthony Trollope
I cultivate right over the tops of the rows and keep on cultivating until the asparagus comes up and begins to sprout.