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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sprout /ˈspraʊt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sprout /ˈspraʊt/ 不及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sprout v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sprouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sprouting.]
 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. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sprout, v. t.
 1. To cause to sprout; as, the rain will sprout the seed.
 2. To deprive of sprouts; as, to sprout potatoes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sprout, n.
 1. 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.
 2. pl. Young coleworts; Brussels sprouts.
 Brussels sprouts Bot. See under Brussels.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: any new growth of a plant such as a new branch or a bud
      2: a newly grown bud (especially from a germinating seed)
      v 1: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes
           sprouted" [syn: shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate,
            bourgeon, burgeon forth]
      2: put forth and grow sprouts or shoots; "the plant sprouted
         early this year" [syn: stock]