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disbud

Definition of the verb disbud

What does disbud mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: disbudded, disbudding

  1. thin out buds to improve the quality of the remaining flowers
  2. destroy undeveloped horn buds (of cattle)
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • more generic word: dehorn = take the horns off

Alternative definition of the verb disbud

verb

  1. [context: horticulture] To remove buds from a plant in order to promote growth and health in the remaining buds.
  2. [context: veterinary] To remove horn-buds from a young calf, lamb or goat kid, to prevent growth of horns.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for disbud

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Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D)

by Various

Disbud, disbud′, v.t. to ...

Google previewThe dictionary appendix and orthographer (1853)

by C. Vines

Disbud, disbudded, disbudding . . 5 Disburden, disburdened, disburdening . 6 Discandy, discandied, discandying . . 7 Discard, discarded, discarding . . 2 Discern, discerned, discerning...

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Disbud', to deprive of buds ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

The first is recommended ; disbud, discredit, discrown, disfigure, dismast, ...

Google previewDictionary of Ecology and Environment (1992)

Disbud. (1) To remove buds from a plant. (2) To remove or prevent the ...

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Disbud all the wall trees, by pulling eff buds which come out in improper places. Espalier trees should be examined ...

Google previewThe New and Complete American Encyclopedia (1807)

Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences; on an Improved Plan: in which the Respective Sciences are Arranged Into Complete Systems, and the Arts Digested Into Distinct Treatises; Also the Detached Parts of Knowledge Alphabetically Arranged and Copiously Explained, According to the Best Authorities

Disbud all the wall trees, by pulling off buds which come out in improper places. Espalier trees should be examined to disbud them and train in the shoots. Grafted trees should have the clay taken off, if properly united. Nectarines and peaches ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Disbud all the wall trees, by pulling offb which come out in improper places. trees ...

Google previewA Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and Meaning (1790)

by Thomas Sheridan

To DISBUD, dis-būd. v. a. To take away the sprigs newly put forth. To DISBUR DEN, dis-bür'-din. v. a. To unload, to disencumber; to throw off a burden. To DISBUR DEN, dis-būr'-din.

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Disbud Meaning

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Scrabble value of D2I1S1B3U1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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