sprout

Part of speech: verb

To cause to put forth shoots.

Part of speech: verb

To develop shoots.

Part of speech: verb

To grow.

Part of speech: noun

A new shoot or bud on a plant.

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Usage examples "sprout":

  1. Any seed you are going to use for eating should possess the ability to sprout, strongly and rapidly. - "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor", Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon.
  2. You may know by the falling off of the come, or sprout. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  3. Old seed will sprout sooner than new. - "Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce", E. R. Billings.