bean sprout

bean sprouts

plural noun
the sprouts of newly germinated beans, especially of mung beans, used as a vegetable.

1920–25 Unabridged
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bean sprout
the sprout of a newly germinated mung bean, eaten as a vegetable, esp in Chinese dishes

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