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Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences — Chemistry.

1 (in botany) A condensed immature shoot with a short stem bearing small folded or rolled leaves. The outer leaves of a bud are often scalelike and protect the delicate inner...

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bud

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 8 words.

nip something in the bud: see nip.

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bud

Overview page. Subjects: Dentistry.

The first stage in tooth development. See also taste buds.

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bud

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

blood, bud, crud, cud, dud, flood, Judd, mud, rudd, scud, spud, stud, sudd, thud • redbud • lifeblood

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bud

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 22 words.

blood, bud, crud, cud, dud, flood, Judd, mud, rudd, scud, spud, stud, sudd, thud • redbud • lifeblood

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bud

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 18 words.

flower or leaf not opened. XIV. ME. bodde, budde, of unkn. orig.

Hence bud vb. XIV.

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bud

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences — Chemistry.

1 (in botany) A condensed immature shoot with a short stem bearing small folded or rolled leaves. The outer leaves of a bud are often scalelike and protect the delicate inner...

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Buder

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 54 words.

1. German: variant of Budner.

2. German: in Swabia, a nickname for a bully, from Buder or Bauder ‘stroke’,

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bud

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 23 words.

In the *Corinthian *capital the bud-like form at the top of the stalks out of which the *...

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bud

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

In the Corinthian capital the bud-like form at the top of the stalks out of which the volutes grow.

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bud

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 20 words.

In the Corinthian capital the bud-like form at the top of the stalks out of which the volutes grow.

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bud

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 141 words.

1. (in botany) A condensed immature shoot with a short stem bearing small folded or rolled leaves. The outer leaves of a bud are often scalelike and protect the delicate inner...

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bud

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

1. A sibling cell produced during the division of a budding yeast, like Saccharomyces cerevisiae. The daughter cell develops as a protrusion of the cell wall of the mother...

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accessory bud

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A bud that is situated at the side of or above an axillary bud (see axil).

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accessory bud

Elizabeth Martin and Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 18 words.

A bud that is situated at the side of or above an axillary bud (see axil).

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accessory bud

Edited by Robert Hine and Elizabeth Martin.

in A Dictionary of Biology

June 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 19 words.

A bud that is situated at the side of or above an axillary bud (see axil).

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accessory bud

Edited by Robert Hine.

in A Dictionary of Biology

April 2019; p ublished online April 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 20 words.

A bud that is situated at the side of or above an axillary bud (see axil).

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accessory bud

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 17 words.

An additional bud that forms above, below, or to the side of an axillary bud.

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accessory bud

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

March 2019; p ublished online March 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry; Plant Physiology. 18 words.

An additional bud that forms above, below, or to the side of an *axillary bud.

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bud n.

Edited by Robert Ireland.

in A Dictionary of Dentistry

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dentistry. 12 words.

The first stage in *tooth development. See also taste buds.

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naked bud

Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online April 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 11 words.

A bud that is not covered by scale leaves.

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