HyperDic: soy

English > 4 senses of the word soy:
NOUNplantsoy, soybean, soya beana source of oil
plantsoy, soya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine maxerect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers
foodsoy, soy saucethin sauce made of fermented soy beans
foodsoy, soybean, soya, soya beanthe most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
soy > pronunciation
Soundssoy'
English > soy: 4 senses > noun 1, plant
MeaningA source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food.
Synonymssoybean, soya bean
Part ofsoy, soya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine maxErect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers
BroaderbeanAny of various seeds or fruits that are beans or resemble beans
Spanishsoja
Catalansoia
English > soy: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningErect 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.
Synonymssoya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine max
Member ofGlycine, genus Glycinegenus of Asiatic erect or sprawling herbs
Partssoy, soybean, soya, soya beanThe most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
soy, soybean, soya beanA source of oil
Broaderlegume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Spanishglycine max, soja, soya
Catalanglycine max, Glycine max, soia, soja
English > soy: 4 senses > noun 3, food
MeaningThin sauce made of fermented soy beans.
Synonymsoy sauce
BroadercondimentA preparation (a sauce or relish or spice / spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
Substancessoy, soybean, soya, soya beanThe most highly proteinaceous vegetable known
Spanishsalsa de soja, soja
Catalansalsa de soia, salsa de soja, soia
English > soy: 4 senses > noun 4, food
MeaningThe 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).
Synonymssoybean, soya, soya bean
Part ofsoy, soya, soybean, soya bean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine maxErect bushy hairy annual herb having trifoliate leaves and purple to pink flowers
Narrowerfield soybeanseeds used as livestock feed
Broaderbean, edible beanAny of various edible seeds of plants of the family Leguminosae used for food
Substance ofsoy sauce, soyThin sauce made of fermented soy beans
soybean meal, soybean flour, soy flourmeal made from soybeans
Substancessoybean oil, soyabean oiloil from soya beans
Spanishsoja, soya
Catalansoia, soja

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