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Webster 1913 Edition


Bud

Bud

(bŭd)
,
Noun.
[OE.
budde
; cf. D.
bot
, G.
butze
,
butz
, the core of a fruit, bud, LG.
butte
in hage
butte
, hain
butte
, a hip of the dog-rose, or OF.
boton
, F.
bouton
, bud, button, OF.
boter
to bud, push; all akin to E.
beat
. See
Button
.]
1.
(Bot.)
A small protuberance on the stem or branches of a plant, containing the rudiments of future leaves, flowers, or stems; an undeveloped branch or flower.
2.
(Biol.)
A small protuberance on certain low forms of animals and vegetables which develops into a new organism, either free or attached. See
Hydra
.
Bud moth
(Zool.)
,
a lepidopterous insect of several species, which destroys the buds of fruit trees; esp.
Tmetocera ocellana
and
Eccopsis malana
on the apple tree.

Bud

,
Verb.
I.
[
imp. & p. p.
Budded
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Budding
.]
1.
To put forth or produce buds, as a plant; to grow, as a bud does, into a flower or shoot.
2.
To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
3.
To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise;
as, a
budding
virgin
.
Shak.
Syn. – To sprout; germinate; blossom.

Bud

,
Verb.
T.
To graft, as a plant with another or into another, by inserting a bud from the one into an opening in the bark of the other, in order to raise, upon the budded stock, fruit different from that which it would naturally bear.
The apricot and the nectarine may be, and usually are,
budded
upon the peach; the plum and the peach are
budded
on each other.
Farm. Dict.

Webster 1828 Edition


Bud

BUD

,
Noun.
[Gr. to plant or beget.] A gem; the shoot of a plant; a small protuberance on the stem or branches of a plant, containing the rudiments of future leaves or a flower. It is called by botanists the hybernacle, the winter lodge or receptacle of the leaves or flowers of plants, and is an epitome of a flower, or of a shoot, which is to be unfolded the succeeding summer. It is covered with scales, which are intended to defend the inclosed rudiments from cold and other external injuries.are of three kinds; that containing the flower; that containing the leaves; and that containing both flower and leaves.

BUD

,
Verb.
I.
To put forth or produce buds or gems. Job.19.9.
1.
To put forth shoots; to grow as a bud into a flower or shoot.
2.
To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
3.
To be in bloom, or growing like a young plant.

BUD

,
Verb.
T.
To inoculate a plant; to insert the bud of a plant under the bark of another tree, for the purpose of raising, upon any stock, a species of fruit different from that of the stock.

Definition 2022


Bud

Bud

See also: bud, buď, and búð

English

Proper noun

Bud

  1. A male nickname.
    I remember many visits from my uncle Bud.
  2. (rare, chiefly US) A male given name.

Etymology 2

From Budweiser.

Noun

Bud (plural Buds)

  1. (informal) A Budweiser beer.
    I'd like a Bud, please.

Anagrams

bud

bud

See also: Bud, buď, and búð

English

Noun

A marijuana bud

bud (plural buds)

  1. A newly formed leaf or flower that has not yet unfolded.
    After a long, cold winter, the trees finally began to produce buds.
  2. (usually uncountable, slang) Potent cannabis taken from the flowering part of the plant (the bud), or marijuana generally.
    Hey bro, want to smoke some bud?
  3. A small rounded body in the process of splitting from an organism, which may grow into a genetically identical new organism.
    In this slide, you can see a yeast cell forming buds.
  4. A weaned calf in its first year, so called because the horns are then beginning to bud.
Synonyms
  • (marijuana): nug; see also Wikisaurus:marijuana
  • (newly formed leaf or flower): budset.
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

bud (third-person singular simple present buds, present participle budding, simple past and past participle budded)

  1. To form buds.
    The trees are finally starting to bud.
  2. To reproduce by splitting off buds.
    Yeast reproduces by budding.
  3. To begin to grow, or to issue from a stock in the manner of a bud, as a horn.
  4. To be like a bud in respect to youth and freshness, or growth and promise.
    a budding virgin
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
Translations

Etymology 2

From buddy.

Noun

bud (plural buds)

  1. (informal) Buddy, friend.
    I like to hang out with my buds on Saturday night.
  2. (informal) used to address a male
Synonyms
  • See also Wikisaurus:friend
Translations

Anagrams


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse boð.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): buð
  • Rhymes: -uð

Noun

bud n (singular definite buddet, plural indefinite bud)

  1. command
  2. message
  3. offer
  4. bid
  5. guess

Related terms

Declension

Noun

bud n (singular definite buddet, plural indefinite bude)

  1. messenger, delivery man, errand boy

Related terms

Declension

References


Lojban

Rafsi

bud

  1. rafsi of bunda.

Scots

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʌd/

Noun

bud (plural buds)

  1. (16th-century, archaic, poetic) A bribe or reward.

Verb

bud (third-person singular present buds, present participle budin, past budt, past participle budt)

  1. (archaic) Must, had to.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse boð.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bʉd/
  • Rhymes: -ʉːd

Noun

bud n

  1. a message (also budskap)
  2. a commandment (as in the Ten Commandments; also budord), a rule that must be obeyed (also påbud)
  3. a bid, an offer
  4. a messenger (also budbärare, sändebud)
  5. someone who delivers packages or parcels (also budbil, cykelbud, paketbud)

Declension

Inflection of bud 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative bud budet bud buden
Genitive buds budets buds budens

Volapük

Proper noun

bud

  1. Buddhism

Declension

Derived terms