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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.

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 hooks
(Definition of burr from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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