burr - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/bɜː(r)/
singularburr
pluralburrs
  1. 1

    burr

    or

    bur

    the part of some plants that is covered all over with prickles (=small sharp parts) and contains the seed
  2. 2
    a way of pronouncing English where the ‘r’ sounds can be heard more strongly than in the standard way of speaking

    his West Country burr