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- adj. Having sprouts.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sprout.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having sprouts; budded: as, sprouted potatoes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground
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At his feet, nettles had sprouted from the dark skein.
This term, and others variants on this theme, have become catchphrases in the business community and on college campuses, where courses and even majors with these names have sprouted from the Ivies to community colleges. in the past few years.
They have a new 100% whole grain sprouted pretzel that is delicious.
Stalactites sprouted from the roof, the exhaust pipe breathed out a pungent cloud of foundry fumes ...
And that may be because it sprouted from a blog rather than a traditional printing press, and it is certainly web-savvy.
The next year, on arrival at our home, we were impressed to see how many new fig shoots had sprouted from the roots of the ancient tree.
Masago, or "fish eggs" as my wife puts it when asking for them to be left off of her sushi, sprouted from the already late-arriving Philly roll like orange blossoms on a desert cactus.
Hairs sprouted from the knuckle, and thin blue veins criss-crossed beneath the surface of the skin.
Then you become overcome by the improbability of it all ... an imperial city in a lagoon that sprouted from a petri dish of salt, mud and reeds.
Many branches sprouted from the roots of this legendary caste, but few of them acquired any fame.