buhrstone burrstone.

buhrstone burrstone.
  n. small bulb; large, fleshy, axillary bud from which plant may be grown.

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  • Burrstone — Burr stone , n. See {Buhrstone}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burrstone — Buhrstone Buhr stone , n. [OE. bur a whetstone for scythes.] (Min.) A cellular, flinty rock, used for mill stones. [Written also {burrstone}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • burrstone — [bʉr′stōn΄] n. BUHRSTONE …   English World dictionary

  • Buhrstone — Buhr stone , n. [OE. bur a whetstone for scythes.] (Min.) A cellular, flinty rock, used for mill stones. [Written also {burrstone}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • buhrstone — noun also burrstone or burstone ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ Etymology: buhrstone, alteration of burrstone, burstone, probably from burr, bur + stone 1. : a siliceous rock used as a material for millstones 2. : a millstone cut from buhrstone * * * buhrs …   Useful english dictionary

  • burrstone — variant of buhrstone * * * /berr stohn /, n. burstone. * * * burrstone see ↑buhrstone • • • Main Entry: ↑burr …   Useful english dictionary

  • burstone — variant of buhrstone * * * /berr stohn /, n. 1. any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones. 2. a millstone of such material. Also, buhrstone, burrstone. Also called buhr, burr. [BUR(R)4 + STONE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • burstone — /berr stohn /, n. 1. any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones. 2. a millstone of such material. Also, buhrstone, burrstone. Also called buhr, burr. [BUR(R)4 + STONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • burstone — /ˈbɜstoʊn/ (say berstohn) noun 1. Geology any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones. 2. a millstone of such material. Also, buhr, buhrstone, burrstone. {bur(r)5 + stone} …  

  • Millstone — For other uses, see Millstone (disambiguation). The basic anatomy of a millstone. Note that this is a runner stone. A bedstone would not have the Spanish Cross into which the supporting millrynd fits …   Wikipedia

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