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Synonyms of soya bean

Noun


1. soy, soybean, soya bean, bean

usage: a source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food

2. soy, soya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine max, legume, leguminous plant

usage: 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

3. soy, soybean, soya, soya bean, bean, edible bean

usage: 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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