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 for Soy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soy \Soy\ (soi), Soya \Soy"a\(soi"[.a]), n. [Chinese
     sh[=o]y[=u].]
     1. A Chinese and Japanese liquid sauce for fish, etc., made
        by subjecting boiled beans (esp. soybeans), or beans and
        meal, to long fermentation and then long digestion in salt
        and water.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Bot.) The soybean.
        [1913 Webster +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soybean \Soy"bean\ (soi"b[=e]n`), n.
     1. (Bot.) An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max, formerly
        Glycine Soja) the seeds of which (also called soy
        beans) are used in preparing the sauce called soy.
        Called also soya bean and soya.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. the seeds of the Glycine max, which produce soybean
        oil; -- called also soya bean.
        [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soybean oil \Soy"bean oil\ (soi"b[=e]n` oil), n.
     an oil obtained from the soybean ({Glycine max), rich in
     protein, fats, sterols, and phospholipids, used as a food and
     in paints and varnishes and in various industrial
     applications; -- called also soya oil. It is also used in
     preparing the sauce called soy or soy sauce.
     [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Soja \So"ja\ (s[=o]"j[.a] or s[=o]"y[.a]), n. (Bot.)
     An Asiatic leguminous herb ({Glycine max, formerly Glycine
     Soja) the seeds of which (called soy beans) are used in
     preparing the sauce called soy. Called also soya.
     [1913 Webster]

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