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English noun: sprout

1. sprout (plant) any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud


Broader (hypernym)plant organ


Narrower (hyponym)bud, shoot

2. sprout (food) a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)


Broader (hypernym)green, greens, leafy vegetable


Narrower (hyponym)alfalfa sprout, bean sprout


English verb: sprout

1. sprout (change) produce buds, branches, or germinate


SamplesThe potatoes sprouted.


Synonymsbourgeon, burgeon forth, germinate, pullulate, shoot, spud


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)grow


Verb groupgerminate

2. sprout (body) put forth and grow sprouts or shoots


SamplesThe plant sprouted early this year.


Synonymsstock


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)acquire, develop, get, grow, produce









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