Buran definition

bo͝o-rän
A violent windstorm of the Eurasian steppes, accompanied in summer by dust and in winter by snow.
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A strong NE windstorm of the steppes of Russia and Siberia, bringing blizzards in the winter and hot dust in the summer.
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A Soviet spacecraft, modeled after the American Space Shuttle.
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Origin of buran

  • Russian probably from Tatar

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Russian буран (burán, “snowstorm”)

    From Wiktionary