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bud

noun [C] uk   us   /bʌd/

bud noun [C] (PLANT PART)

a small part of a plant, that develops into a flower or leafin bud covered with buds: It was springtime and the fruit trees were in bud.

bud noun [C] (MAN)

US informal →  buddy noun

bud

verb [I] uk   us   /bʌd/ (-dd-)
to produce buds: The unusually cold winter has caused many plants to bud late this year.
Translations of “bud”
in Arabic بُرْعُم…
in Korean 봉오리…
in Malaysian kudup…
in French bourgeon…
in Turkish tomurcuk, gonca…
in Italian bocciolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 植物的部分, 芽,花蕾…
in Russian почка, бутон…
in Polish pączek…
in Vietnamese nụ, chồi…
in Spanish brote…
in Portuguese gema (em ramos, caules), botão (flor)…
in Thai ต้นอ่อน…
in German die Knospe…
in Catalan brot, poncella…
in Japanese 芽, つぼみ…
in Indonesian tunas…
in Chinese (Simplified) 植物的部分, 芽,花蕾…
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