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soya

soy uh

  • n  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
  • n  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)

  • Though soya-paste molds might go far to explain the high incidence of stomach cancer in most of the Orient, they offer no clues to medical researchers in Finland, Chile or Costa .
  • A specialty of the maison is the 'Merrie England' full cream hot milk shake (boiled soya stock with vanilla-flavored export-reject whitewash).
  • Ihe bugs proved to be an excellent protein concentrate, comparable in nutrient value to fish meal or soya cake.
Quotes

  • Sharad Pawar in BBC News
    The onset and distribution of monsoon rains across the country in the current season has been very encouraging, and we are hopeful of a rich harvest, especially of rice, maize and soya bean,Mr Pawar said in a statement.
  • Lula da Silva in Inquirer.net
    While the causes of the destruction were still being investigated, Silva noted that "the typical activities of these states was cattle-raising and soya farming."
  • Simon Crean in Australian Food
    Australian organic wheat flour is selling to Korean bakeries, organic corn thins are on the shelves of major department stores, and organic soybeans are used for a range of soya products including locally manufactured tofu,Mr Crean noted.

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