Search Result for "sprouted":
1. (of growing vegetation) having just emerged from the ground;
- Example: "the corn is sprouted"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sprout \Sprout\ (sprout), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Sprouted; p. pr. & vb. n. Sprouting.] [OE. sprouten, spruten; akin to OFries. spr[=u]ta, AS. spre['o]tan, D. spruiten, G. spriessen, Sw. spruta to squirt, to spout. Cf. Sprit, v. t. & i., Sprit a spar, Spout, v. t., Spurt.] 1. To shoot, as the seed of a plant; to germinate; to push out new shoots; hence, to grow like shoots of plants. [1913 Webster] 2. To shoot into ramifications. [Obs.] --Bacon. [1913 Webster]