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bur

Definition of bur

  1. variant of burr



Other Seed Plant Terms


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bur

abbreviation

Definition of bur

  1. bureau





BUR Defined for Kids

bur

noun \ˈbər\

Definition of bur for Students

  1. :  a rough or prickly covering or shell of a seed or fruit



Variants of bur

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burr

\ˈbər\

Medical Dictionary

bur

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noun \ˈbər\

Medical Definition of bur

  1. 1 usually burr :  a small surgical cutting tool (as for making an opening in bone)

  2. 2:  a bit used on a dental drill




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