- (Botany)(of flower) capullo (masculine)to be in budtener brotesto come into bud to nip something in the bud [colloquial]cortar algo de raízExample sentences
- Flower meristem, flower buds, and leaves from green and 2 d-etiolated plants were analysed for ATP and ADP contents.
- In addition, they have four or five scaly leaves with lateral buds on their epicotyl.
- The new winter flowering pansies seemed to be raring to go when we planted them on Sunday and are already showing signs of leaf growth and new flower buds.
intransitive verb present participle budding past tense, past participle budded
transitive verb present participle budding past tense, past participle budded
- (as form of address) (US) [colloquial] → buddyExample sentences
- Well, I'll tell ya, bud, until you find yourself a prince who will take you away from all this, it's not about you.
- He dragged his bags past us, and giving a distasteful look at me said, ‘Want some advice, bud?’
- That's a very interesting theory there, bud.
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