Meaning of “soya bean” in the English Dictionary

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"soya bean" in British English

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soya beannoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /ˈsɔɪ.ə ˌbiːn/ us /ˈsɔɪ.ə ˌbiːn/ UK US soybean

a small bean grown originally in Asia, used as a food for people and animals

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