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noun [countable] bud pronunciation in American English /bʌd/
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  1. 1
    American spoken used for talking to a male friend
    Hey, Bud! How are you doing?
  2. 2
    a tightly curled up part of a plant that will open to form a leaf or flower
    yellow rose buds
    in bud (=with buds but no flowers): Do not prune fruit trees when they are in bud.


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