from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The soybean.
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- n. soya bean
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Dill. Also sowa.
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- n. the most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein)
- 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
Dutch; see soy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)