bur

1 of 2

variant spelling of burr

bur

2 of 2

abbreviation

bureau

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“Bur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bur. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

bur

variant of burr

Medical Definition

bur

noun
1
usually burr : a small surgical cutting tool (as for making an opening in bone)
2
: a bit used on a dental drill

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