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sprout

 
Noun sprout has 2 senses
  1. sprout - any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
    --1 is a kind of
    plant organ
    --1 has particulars: shoot; bud
    Derived forms: verb sprout2, verb sprout1
  2. sprout - a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
    --2 is a kind of
    greens, green, leafy vegetable
    --2 has particulars: bean sprout; alfalfa sprout
    Derived forms: verb sprout2, verb sprout1
Verb sprout has 2 senses
  1. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout - produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
    --1 is one way to grow
    Derived forms: noun sprout2, noun sprout1, noun sprouting1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  2. sprout, stock - put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted early this year"
    --2 is one way to grow, develop, produce, get, acquire
    Derived forms: noun sprout1, noun sprout2, noun sprouting1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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