Associations to the word «Soybean»


SOYBEAN, noun. A legume plant (Glycine max), commonly cultivated for human and animal consumption and as a nitrogen-fixing ground cover.
SOYBEAN, noun. The edible seed of this plant.
SOYBEAN RUST, noun. A fungal disease of soybeans and other legumes.

Dictionary definition

SOYBEAN, noun. A source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food.
SOYBEAN, 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.
SOYBEAN, 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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