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British English: /sprəʊt/
American English: /spraʊt/

Translation of sprout in Italian:


  • 2
    also: Brussels sprout
    cavoletto (masculine) di Bruxelles, cavolino (masculine) di Bruxelles

transitive verb

  • fare crescere (beard, moustache)
    to sprout shoots the trees are sprouting new growth
    gli alberi germogliano nuovamente
    the city has sprouted several small cinemas
    nella città sono spuntati molti piccoli cinema

intransitive verb

  • 1 (Botany)
    (bulb, tuber, onion, seed, shoot)
    (grass, weeds)
    buds are sprouting on the trees
    gli alberi stanno germogliando
    grass was sprouting out of cracks in the path
    l'erba spuntava fra le crepe del vialetto
  • 2 (develop)
    (antlers, horns)
    crescere velocemente
    he has hair sprouting from his ears
    ha i peli che gli escono dalle orecchie

Phrasal verbs

sprout up

(buildings, suburbs)
spuntare come funghi
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