Bur meaning

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A weed or other plant with burs.
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Bureau.
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Burma.
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Anything that clings like a bur.
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The definition of a bur is the rough case on a plant that holds seeds or fruit by hooks or teeth.

An example of a plant with burs is ragweed.

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A persistently clinging or nettlesome person or thing.
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A rough protuberance, especially a burl on a tree.
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Any of various rotary cutting tools designed to be attached to a drill.
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A rough prickly husk or covering surrounding the seeds or fruits of plants such as the chestnut or the burdock.
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A plant producing such husks or coverings.
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Bureau.
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The rough, prickly seedcase or fruit of certain plants, as the sticktight, cocklebur, etc.
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A cutting or drilling bit.
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To remove burs from.
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Bureau.
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Burma.
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Burmese.
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A type of pseudocarp in which the outer surface possesses hooks or barbs. Burs become caught in the feathers or hair of animals, which then carry them away to disperse the seeds.
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A rough, prickly husk around the seeds or fruit of some plants.
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Any of several plants having such husks.
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A rotary cutting implement having a selection of variously shaped heads.
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Alternative form of burr (small piece of material)
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Placename prefix, indicated site of a fortified place.
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Bur means to remove prickly parts.

An example of bur is to remove the prickly husks from a tumbleweed.

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To burr.
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Origin of bur

From a Scandinavian language, such as Danish burre (“bur, burdock”). See also burr.