Meaning of “bean sprout” in the English Dictionary

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"bean sprout" in British English

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bean sproutnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbiːn ˌspraʊt/ us /ˈbiːn ˌspraʊt/

a bean that has just started to grow and is eaten as a vegetable

(Definition of “bean sprout” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)