The sprouting seeds of certain beans, especially mung beans, used in Asian cooking.
- For a welcome grounding among such high-pitched flavors, there's a soft hunk of roasted eggplant, a ribbon of blanched snow pea or julienned carrot, or the watery relief of a mung bean sprout.
- Can you still tell a silver maple seedling from a bean sprout?
- Her father said before Kurren could grab a bean sprout with her fingers.
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