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bean sprouts

plural noun
1.
the sprouts of newly germinated beans, especially of mung beans, used as a vegetable.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Be sure to throw in some spicy bean sprouts or pickled ginger.
  • Pork belly, shrimp and bean sprouts go inside the crepe, which is folded into a half moon.
  • They were fed water-soaked commercial poultry diet d with bean sprouts laid on top.
  • Sprinkle on grated carrot and bean sprouts and top with the lettuce leaf.

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