The sprouting seeds of certain beans, especially mung beans, used chiefly in oriental 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.
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: bean sprouts
Definition of bean sprouts in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.