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English definition of “burr”

burr

noun uk   /bɜːr/ us    /bɝː/

burr noun (SOUND)

[C usually singular] a way of speaking English in which the "r" sound is more noticeable than usual: He spoke in a soft West Country burr.Ways of speakingSounds made by objects, movement or impact

burr noun (SEED)

[C] (also bur) a very small, round seed container that sticks to clothes and to animals' fur because it is covered in little hooksFruits and seeds and their parts
(Definition of burr from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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