Definitions

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  • n. Dated form of soya.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An Asiatic leguminous herb (Glycine max, formerly Glycine Soja) the seeds of which (called soy beans) are used in preparing the sauce called soy. Called also soya.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A former genus of leguminous plants, consisting of a single species, S. hispida. now classed as Glycine Soja. Also written Soya. See soy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. 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

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Examples

  • The _Soy Bean_, also called soja bean and Japanese pea, is another leguminous crop used for green manuring (Fig. 81).

    The First Book of Farming

  • Glycine max is the Latin name for the soybean, which was descended from another wild bean, Glycine soja.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Aim for 60g per twenty-four hours (I prefer bean curd or soja; it is chinchy, easy to fry - with fat-free Pam spray - and carries beaucoup protein).

    Nine tips to lose weight for lazy human being

  • The pois chiches* -- along with potato gnocchi, betterave, * red cabbage, and guacamole are just a few ideas that come to mind today as I try and accommodate our vegetarian and vegan harvesters who've brought their own supply of soja* just in case.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Tomates, oignon doux, poivron vert, piment vert, maïs, pousses de soja, feta, feuilles de coriandre, et une sauce à base d'huile d'olive et de vinaigre balsamique.

    Isa and Sam’s Birthday Salad — Climb to the Stars

  • Large areas of Cerrado vegetation have been cleared and transformed into massive agricultural operations, most of which are dedicated to soja (soybean) production for export.

    Pantanal Conservation Complex, Brazil

  • The pois chiches*--along with potato gnocchi, betterave,* red cabbage, and guacamole are just a few ideas that come to mind today as I try and accommodate our vegetarian and vegan harvesters who've brought their own supply of soja* just in case.

    bombance - French Word-A-Day

  • The plant generally known as Soja hispida is by modern botanists referred to Glycine soja.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882

  • The soja leaves, which contain little starch, but a great deal of oil and casein, are boiled, mixed with roasted barley, and then with the greenish yellow conidia powder of the _Aspergillus_.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 531, March 6, 1886

  • Another substance produced from the _Aspergillus_ rice is the soja sauce.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 531, March 6, 1886

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