bud


Definition: Meaning of, bud in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / bʌd /

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Singular Plural
bud buds
[countable]
  1. a young tightly rolled up flower or leaf before it opens
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  2. spoken especially American English BUDDY
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Prsesent Past Past Participle
bud budded budded
Present Participle Third Person Singular
budding buds
[intransitive]
  1. to produce buds
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Bud


Definition: Meaning of, Bud in English to English dictionary.

Pronunciation: / bʌd /

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[informal]
  1. a BUDWEISER (= a type of beer)
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Bud used in phrases

  • arnica bud (noun)
    1. fall-blooming European herb with a yellow flower; naturalized in the United States
  • big-bud hickory (noun)
    1. smooth-barked North American hickory with 7 to 9 leaflets bearing a hard-shelled edible nut
  • bud brush (noun)
    1. a perennial that is valuable as sheep forage in the United States
  • bud sagebrush (noun)
    1. a perennial that is valuable as sheep forage in the United States
  • cotton bud (noun)
    1. a small thin stick with COTTON WOOL at each end, used for cleaning places that are hard to reach, such as inside your ears [=  Q-tip American English]
  • flower bud (noun)
    1. a bud from which only a flower or flowers develop
  • leaf bud (noun)
    1. but not flowers a bud from which leaves develop
  • mixed bud (noun)
    1. a bud yielding both leaves and flowers
  • taste bud (noun)
    1. one of the small parts of the surface of your tongue with which you can taste things
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Bud used in phrasal verbs

  • budge up (phrasal verb)
    1. to move so that there is space for someone else
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Pronunciation: əˈmɪɡdəlɔɪd ˈnjuːklɪəs
Parts of Speech: noun
an almond-shaped neural structure in the anterior part of the temporal lobe of the cerebrum; intimately connected with the hypothalamus and the hippocampus and the cingulate gyrus; as part of the limbic system it plays an important role in motivation and emotional behaviour