Definitions of bud

The word bud uses 3 letters:bdu.

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n. - A small protuberance on the stem or branches of a plant, containing the rudiments of future leaves, flowers, or stems; an undeveloped branch or flower. 2

n. - A small protuberance on certain low forms of animals and vegetables which develops into a new organism, either free or attached. See Hydra. 2

v. i. - To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot. 2

v. i. - To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn. 2

v. i. - To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise; as, a budding virgin. 2

v. t. - To graft, as a plant with another or into another, by inserting a bud from the one into an opening in the bark of the other, in order to raise, upon the budded stock, fruit different from that which it would naturally bear. 2

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a - baud9 daub9

e - bedu9

s - buds9 dubs9

n - bund10

r - burd9 drub9

m - dumb12

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