Definition of 'sprout'
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Example sentences containing 'sprout'
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But he put netting over your sprout plant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They sprout out like little green whisks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tiny pockets of purple lavender sprouted hopefully from cracks in the baked earth. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will quickly sprout again and produce a second flush of flower. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Grow different sprouts each time to provide variety. Stay Well This Winter (1989)Ties cover turkey necks and sprouting chest hair. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The good news is that sprouted beans are said to cause less wind than whole pulses. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The cupboard is a little bare around now and sprouting broccoli is featuring heavily. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Learning to like sprouts is not on the curriculum. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is one of the most delicious things you can do with a bundle of purple sprouting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Serve with new potatoes and beans or sprouting broccoli. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the plant sprouts from low down during the summer you may be able to cut it back and save it. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The age of garlic can be told from the size of the kernel and the growth of the sprout in the centre. Food Watch (1994)The Brussels sprout juice is mixed with pear and apple to make it sweeter. The Sun (2014) Brussels sprouts will be back - and in a blender. The Sun (2014)The seminal idea sprouts and grows, and then it bears fruit. Christianity Today (2000)Is there anywhere he doesn't have hair sprouting? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dad once chopped down an beautiful old apple tree so he could increase his acreage of Brussels sprouts. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Each year, one would haunt my festive enjoyment like distant relatives or Brussels sprouts. The Sun (2011)Serve it with seasonal greens such as asparagus, beans or sprouting broccoli, with new potatoes too if you have big appetites. Times, Sunday Times (2015)BUY Choose purple sprouting broccoli that is fresh, with firm stalks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'sprout'
British English: sprout VERB
When plants, vegetables, or seeds sprout, they produce new shoots or leaves.
It only takes a few days for beans to sprout.
British English: sprout NOUN
Sprouts are new shoots on plants.
After eleven days of growth the number of sprouts was counted.
Definition of sprout from the Collins English Dictionary
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