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sprout

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1 a young person who is between infancy and adulthood
  • he earned the admiration of the neighborhood sprouts when he showed them how to make a slingshot

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2 a branch of a main stem especially of a plant
  • the raspberry bushes began sending out sprouts in early spring

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sprout

verb

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as in germinate, ripen

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The first known use of sprout was in the 13th century

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“Sprout.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sprout. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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