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Definition of Sprout


  1. To shoot, as the seed of a plant; to germinate; to push out new shoots; hence, to grow like shoots of plants.
  2. To shoot into ramifications.
  3. To cause to sprout; as, the rain will sprout the seed.
  4. To deprive of sprouts; as, to sprout potatoes.
  5. The shoot of a plant; a shoot from the seed, from the stump, or from the root or tuber, of a plant or tree; more rarely, a shoot from the stem of a plant, or the end of a branch.
  6. Young coleworts; Brussels sprouts.
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Sprout Translations

sprout in Dutch is uitkomen, ontspruiten, ontluiken
sprout in Latin is surculus, pullulo, suboles
sprout in Spanish is brote
sprout in Swedish is gro, grodd, skott, spira