What is another word for soy?

Pronunciation: [sˈɔ͡ɪ] (IPA)

Soy is a legume that has a wide array of uses and has been adopted as a staple food in many cultures around the world. In some cultures, it is also referred to as edamame, vegetarian meat, or bean curd. These synonyms are rooted in various aspects of the legume's production and consumption. Edamame refers to young soybeans, still in the pod, which are traditionally served as snack food or appetizers in Japan and China. Vegetarian meat refers to soy-based meat substitutes, while bean curd is the term used to refer to soy products ranging from tofu to soy milk. Regardless of the synonyms used, soy has become an essential source of protein and other essential nutrients for individuals seeking a more plant-based diet.

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  • Equivalence

  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
      Beans.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      bean.
  • Other Related

    • Noun, singular or mass
      soyoil.

What are the hypernyms for Soy?

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What are the hyponyms for Soy?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for soy (as nouns)

    • plant
      bean.

What are the holonyms for Soy?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Soy

Monday we drilled soy beans on what Ira calls the "wind mill field."
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Durham, Andrew Everett
Meanwhile, soy beans and other crops gradually supplanted cotton.
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Durham, Andrew Everett
For the fifth part of a farthing you may have the use of his cooking-stove, you may have a piece of dough, or you may have batter with a cup, a spoon, and a dash of soy sauce.
"Peeps at Many Lands: Japan"
John Finnemore

Famous quotes with Soy

  • Thanks to farm subsidies, the fine collaboration between agribusiness and Congress, soy, corn and cattle became king. And chicken soon joined them on the throne. It was during this period that the cycle of dietary and planetary destruction began, the thing we're only realizing just now.
    Mark Bittman
  • There's no such thing as soy milk. It's soy juice.
    Lewis Black
  • The soy-bean, in particular, has proved sufficiently resistant to cold in spring and to adverse weather during summer to warrant heavy planting, especially throughout the South.
    David F. Houston
  • The usefulness of cow-peas and soy-beans as human food has been recognized only recently in this country.
    David F. Houston
  • If I could only have one type of food with me, I would bring soy sauce. The reason being that if I have soy sauce, I can flavor a lot of things.
    Martin Yan

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