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English

Etymology

Origin uncertain.

Pronunciation

Noun

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Singular
bud

Plural
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  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. (slang) Potent cannabis taken from the flowering part of the plant.
    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. (informal) Buddy.
    I like to hang out with my buds on Saturday night.
  5. A weaned calf in its first year, so called because the horns are then beginning to bud.

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Verb

Infinitive
to bud

Third person singular
bud

Simple past
ing

Past participle
-

Present participle
d

to bud (third-person singular simple present bud, present participle d, simple past and past participle ing)
  1. To form buds.
    The trees are finally starting to bud.
  2. To reproduce by splitting off buds.
    Yeast reproduces by budding.

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Danish

Noun

bud n

  1. message
  2. envoy
  3. messenger
  4. offer

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Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

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

bud n.

  1. message
  2. messenger
  3. someone who delivers packages or parcels
  4. offer, bid

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