Associations to the word «Soy»


SOY, noun. A common East Asian liquid sauce, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water. US preference is the term soy sauce.
SOY, noun. Soybeans. Often used attributively.
SOY BEAN, noun. A variant form of soybean.
SOY MILK, noun. (uncountable) A milky liquid made from soy beans and used as a milk substitute, cooking ingredient or beverage.
SOY MILK, noun. (countable) (informal) An individual serving of such a beverage.
SOY MILK MAKER, noun. A kitchen appliance which cooks soy milk from raw soy beans.
SOY NUT, noun. A nut substitute made from a soybean soaked in water, drained, and then baked or roasted.
SOY SAUCE, noun. A condiment sauce and ingredient made from fermented soybeans, salt, and sometimes wheat. Common in Asian cuisine.

Dictionary definition

SOY, noun. A source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food.
SOY, noun. Erect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers; extensively cultivated for food and forage and soil improvement but especially for its nutritious oil-rich seeds; native to Asia.
SOY, noun. Thin sauce made of fermented soy beans.
SOY, noun. The most highly proteinaceous vegetable known; the fruit of the soybean plant is used in a variety of foods and as fodder (especially as a replacement for animal protein).

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