Definition of soy in English:

soy

noun

  • another term for soya
    • ‘After all, the soy is there to add bulk and texture, more than anything else.’
    • ‘Trial and error will reveal which flavor works best for the method in which the soy is processed.’

Origin

From Japanese shō-yu, from Chinese shi-yu, from shi salted beans + yu oil.

Pronunciation

soy

/sɔɪ/