Soja

Soja

So"ja\ (s[=o]"j[.a] or s[=o]"y[.a]), n. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb (Glycine Soja) the seeds of which are used in preparing the sauce called soy.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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soja

noun
erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia [syn: soy
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