What is soya bean?

  • (noun): A source of oil; used for forage and soil improvement and as food.
    Synonyms: soy, soybean
    See also — Additional definitions below

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Malaysian Cuisine - Food Types - Malaysian Chinese Food
... Stir fried rice noodles with bean sprouts, prawns, eggs (duck or chicken), chives and thin slices of preserved Chinese sausages ... The dish is eaten with accompaniment of semi sweet fermented bean paste sauce, chilli paste and/or light vegetable curry gravy ... Traditionally served with a cup of local coffee/tea and soft-boiled eggs in light/dark soya sauce ground white pepper ...

More definitions of "soya bean":

  • (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.
    Synonyms: soy, soya, soybean, soybean plant, soja, soja bean, Glycine max

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    I have a Vision of the Future, chum.
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    I have a Vision of the Future, chum.
    The workers’ flats in fields of soya beans
    Tower up like silver pencils, score on score.
    Sir John Betjeman (1906–1984)