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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soysɔɪ(n.)

  1. the soybean.

    Category: Plants

Origin of soy:

1690–1700; perh. via D or NL < Japn shōyu, earlier shaũyu < MChin, der. of Chin jìngyóu soybean oil

Princeton's WordNet

  1. soy, soybean, soya bean(noun)

    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(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

  3. soy sauce, soy(noun)

    thin sauce made of fermented soy beans

  4. soy, soybean, soya, soya bean(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)

Wiktionary

  1. soy(Noun)

    A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, made by subjecting boiled beans to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water. US preference is the term soy sauce.

    I like a little soy with my rice.

  2. soy(Noun)

    Soybeans. Often used attributively.

  3. Origin: Probably via soja, from a variant of (, shōyu), from Chinese (jiàngyóu), from ‘bean paste’ + ‘oil’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Soy(noun)

    a Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, etc., made by subjecting boiled beans (esp. soja beans), or beans and meal, to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt and water

  2. Soy(noun)

    the soja, a kind of bean. See Soja

Freebase

  1. Soy

    Soy is the debut CD by Cynthia. It was released on June 26, 2006. She said that the album 'is to sing in the car, or in a den at home and the single 'Soy' is a way to go to the public and say that I accept'. With the collaboration of Yahir the album won first place in the Desafio de Estrellas.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Soy

    a sauce or condiment used in Japan and China; prepared from a bean which is extensively cultivated in those countries.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

pedigree(noun)

a list of the ancestors from whom a person or animal is descended

a dog's pedigree.

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