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Main Entry: 1bud
Pronunciation: primarystressbschwad
Function: noun
1 : a small growth at the tip or on the side of a plant stem that later develops into a flower, leaf, or new shoot
2 : a flower that has not fully opened
3 : a part that grows out from the body of a plant or animal and develops into a new individual
4 : a stage in which something is not yet fully developed <trees in bud> <a plan still in the bud>

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