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soy·bean

 (soi′bēn′)
n.
1. An annual leguminous plant (Glycine max) native to East Asia, widely cultivated for its seeds, which are used for food, as a source of oil, and as animal feed.
2. A seed of this plant.

soy•bean

(ˈsɔɪˌbin)

n.
1. a bushy Old World plant, Glycine max, of the legume family, grown in the U.S. chiefly for forage and soil improvement.
2. the seed of this plant, used for food, as a livestock feed, and for a variety of other commercial uses.
[1795–1805]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.soybean - a source of oilsoybean - a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
Glycine max, soja, soja bean, soya, soybean plant, soya bean, soybean, soy - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
bean - any of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
2.soybean - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowerssoybean - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
soya, soya bean, soybean, soy - the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
genus Glycine, Glycine - genus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs: soya bean
soy, soya bean, soybean - a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food
3.soybean - the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)
soy flour, soybean flour, soybean meal - meal made from soybeans
soyabean oil, soybean oil - oil from soya beans
bean, edible bean - any of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
field soybean - seeds used as livestock feed
soy sauce, soy - thin sauce made of fermented soy beans
Glycine max, soja, soja bean, soya, soybean plant, soya bean, soybean, soy - erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia
Translations
soijasoijapapu
szójabab
soia大豆
sójový bôb
sojasojaböna
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