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burr

noun

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a monotonous sound like that of an insect in motion
  • heard the burr of a distant engine

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burr

verb

Synonyms of burr (Entry 2 of 2)

to fly, turn, or move rapidly with a fluttering or vibratory sound
  • the pitch burred past the batter's ear

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The first known use of burr was in the 14th century

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“Burr.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/burr. Accessed 16 Feb. 2020.

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