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(Cookery) the sprout of a newly germinated mung bean, eaten as a vegetable, esp in Chinese dishes

bean′ sprout`


n.
the sprout of a newly germinated bean, esp. a mung bean, used as a vegetable.
[1920–25]
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Noun1.bean sprout - any of various sprouted beans: especially mung beans or lentils or edible soybeansbean sprout - any of various sprouted beans: especially mung beans or lentils or edible soybeans
sprout - a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)