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English definition of “bud”

bud

noun [C] (PLANT PART)    /bʌd/
a small part of a plant, that develops into a flower or leafParts of plantsNew growth in plants in bud covered with buds: It was springtime and the fruit trees were in bud.New growth in plants
(Definition of bud noun (PLANT PART) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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