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Bur

Pronunciation: bûr
n.1.(Bot.) Any rough or prickly envelope of the seeds of plants, whether a pericarp, a persistent calyx, or an involucre, as of the chestnut and burdock; a seed vessel having hooks or prickles. Also, any weed which bears burs.
Amongst rude burs and thistles.
- Milton.
Bur and brake and brier.
- Tennyson.
2.The thin ridge left by a tool in cutting or shaping metal. See Burr, n., 2.
3.A ring of iron on a lance or spear. See Burr, n., 4.
4.The lobe of the ear. See Burr, n., 5.
5.The sweetbread.
6.A clinker; a partially vitrified brick.
7.(Mech.) A small circular saw.
8.(Zool.) The round knob of an antler next to a deer's head.
Bur oak
(Bot.) a useful and ornamental species of oak (Quercus macrocarpa) with ovoid acorns inclosed in deep cups imbricated with pointed scales. It grows in the Middle and Western United States, and its wood is tough, close-grained, and durable.
Bur reed
(Bot.) a plant of the genus Sparganium, having long ribbonlike leaves.
Noun1.Burbur - seed vessel having hooks or prickles
Synonyms: burr
2.bur - small bit used in dentistry or surgery
Synonyms: burr
Verb1.bur - remove the burrs from
Synonyms: burr
burr, remove, take, take away, withdraw
Browse
bunya bunya
bunya bunya tree
Bunyan
Bunyaviridae
bunyavirus
Bunyon
Buoy
buoy up
Buoyage
Buoyance
Buoyancy
Buoyant
buoyantly
Buphthalmum
Buphthalmum salicifolium
Buprestidan
-- Bur --
Bur fish
bur grass
Bur marigold
bur oak
bur reed
bur-reed family
Bura
Burbage
Burbank
Burberry
burble
burbling
burbly
Burbolt
Burbot
Burchell's zebra
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