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sprout

 (sprout)
v. sprout·ed, sprout·ing, sprouts
v.intr.
1. To begin to grow; give off shoots or buds.
2. To emerge and develop rapidly: businesses that sprouted along the highway.
v.tr.
To allow or cause to come forth and grow: He sprouted a mustache.
n.
1. Young plant growth, such as a bud or shoot.
2. Something resembling or suggestive of a sprout, as in rapid growth: "a tall blond sprout of a boy" (Anne Tyler).
3. sprouts
a. The young shoots of plants such as alfalfa and soybean, usually eaten raw.
b. Brussels sprouts.

[Middle English spruten, from Old English -sprūtanin āsprūtan, to sprout forth); see sper- in Indo-European roots.]
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Noun1.sprouting - the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to growsprouting - the process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"
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