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sprout

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

(sprowt)
A structure resembling the sprout of a plant.
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As the content of sprouted whole-wheat flour increased from 0% to 100%, flour protein content and color (L*) increased, while falling number[??] an indication of the amount of sprout damage[??] and the amount of damaged starch decreased.
Sprouted barley has same advantages as those discussed above.
Sprouted fodder helps maintain pH stability in the rumen, which reduces the risk for acidosis.
Data regarding the moisture content of control and sprouted mung bean and chickpea as a function of sprouting time is depicted in Table 1.
Essential Eating: The Digestible Diet, a book by Janie Quinn (2008), highlights sprouted whole-grain flour, an ingredient that restores healthful eating habits.
Other sprouters who purchased this lot were asked about their use of the implicated lot, including quantities sprouted and their seed-disinfection practices, To identify additional cases, we queried health departments throughout the United States and Canada, with specific attention to states where seed from the implicated lot had been distributed.
In an old-growth forest plot in southern New Hampshire that was not salvage logged following the famous hurricane of 1938, only a few scattered trees that sprouted back after the storm survived long enough to become part of the replacement canopy (Henry & Swan, 1974).
In the United States, the delicious, sprouted seeds of red clover, broccoli, wheat, radish, soybean, mung bean, alfalfa, and other vegetables or grains "are produced primarily by small operations," says Charkowski.
One immortal old yew knocked over decades ago by a falling tree had sprouted a new tree from its base that was nearly as large as the original tree.
Chefs and bakers are increasingly using sprouted grains in recipes, and food manufacturers are using sprouted grains in cereal, bread, snack chips, pasta, and other packaged foods.