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Noun: sprouting  spraw-ting
  1. The process whereby seeds or spores sprout and begin to grow
    - germination
Verb: sprout  sprawt
  1. Produce buds, branches, or germinate
    "the potatoes sprouted";
    - shoot, spud [informal], germinate, pullulate, bourgeon [archaic], burgeon forth, burgeon
  2. Put forth and grow sprouts or shoots
    "the plant sprouted early this year";
    - stock

Derived forms: sproutings

Type of: acquire, develop, development, get, grow, growing, growth, maturation, ontogenesis, ontogeny, produce

Encyclopedia: Sprouting

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