Definition of Soya

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Glycine Max, Soja, Soja Bean, Soy, Soya Bean, Soybean, Soybean Plant
Terms within: Soy, Soya Bean, Soybean, Soy, Soya Bean, Soybean
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant
Group relationships: Genus Glycine, Glycine

2. 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).
Exact synonyms: Soy, Soya Bean, Soybean
Substance meronyms: Soy Flour, Soybean Flour, Soybean Meal, Soy, Soy Sauce
Terms within: Soyabean Oil, Soybean Oil
Generic synonyms: Bean, Edible Bean
Specialized synonyms: Field Soybean
Group relationships: Glycine Max, Soja, Soja Bean, Soy, Soya Bean, Soybean, Soybean Plant

Definition of Soya

1. Noun. soya bean ¹

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Definition of Soya

1. soy [n -S] - See also: soy

Medical Definition of Soya

1. Synonym: soybean. Origin: Hind. Soya, fennel (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soya

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soy flour
soy milk
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soy nut
soy proteins
soy sauce
soya (current term)
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soya beans
soya milk
soya sauce
soyabean oil
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soybean meal
soybean milk
soybean oil

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