a strong NE windstorm of the steppes of Russia and Siberia, bringing blizzards in the winter and hot dust in the summer
Origin of buranRussian from Turkish
A violent windstorm of the Eurasian steppes, accompanied in summer by dust and in winter by snow.
Origin of buranRussian from Tatar buran or a kindred Turkic source Mongolian boruğan heavy rain
- A Soviet spacecraft, modeled after the American Space Shuttle.
From the Russian буран (burán, “snowstorm”)