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sprout

(sprowt),
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.

sprout

[ME. spruten]
The new, germinated growth from a root, seed, or tuber.

alfalfa sprout

The initial growth from the germinated seeds of the legume alfalfa, eaten as a source of vegetable protein.

sprout

(sprowt)
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.
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The HP Sprout is inherently fun so students who use it automatically want to start creating things," Fleming says.
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Freshfel's suggestion comes after raw sprouts were implicated in the deadly E.
The predicted value of the dependent variable, SPROUT, can be interpreted as the probability of a particular stump sprouting.
Unfortunately for sprout-eaters, the germs are then inside the sprout as well as outside.
All Sprouters Northwest-produced clover sprout products are covered in the recall, the state said.
Over the years only bribery has persuaded our daughter to entertain even having a sprout upon her dinner plate.