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1. bur

noun. ['ˈbɝː'] seed vessel having hooks or prickles.

Synonyms

  • seed vessel
  • beggar-ticks
  • burr
  • pericarp

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate

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Words that Rhyme with Bur

  • entrepreneur
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  • redifer
  • francoeur
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  • monsieur
  • lefleur
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  • credeur
  • confer
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  • refer
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  • oclair
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  • mcgirr
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  • inter
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  • incur
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  • dufur

Example sentences of the word bur


1. Noun, singular or mass
The bur oak can get very large and live 100 years or more.

2. Adjective
Varieties include chinkapin, post oak, bur oak and white oak.

2. cockle-bur

noun. any coarse weed of the genus Xanthium having spiny burrs.

Synonyms

  • weed
  • genus Xanthium
  • Xanthium
  • cockle-burr
  • cocklebur

3. bur-reed_family

noun. coextensive with the genus Sparganium.

Synonyms

  • monocot family
  • genus Sparganium
  • Sparganiaceae
  • Pandanales
  • order Pandanales
  • family Sparganiaceae
  • liliopsid family

4. bur

verb. ['ˈbɝː'] remove the burrs from.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • take
  • burr
  • take away

Antonyms

  • bridle
  • kern
  • muzzle
  • hire

5. bur

noun. ['ˈbɝː'] small bit used in dentistry or surgery.

Synonyms

  • bit
  • dentist's drill
  • burr

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge
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