bur

Primary Meanings of bur

1.
n
seed vessel having hooks or prickles
2.
n
small bit used in dentistry or surgery
3.
v
remove the burrs from
Full Definitions of bur
1

n seed vessel having hooks or prickles

Synonyms:
burr
Types:
Spanish needles, beggar-ticks
the seed of bur marigolds
Type of:
pericarp, seed vessel
the ripened and variously modified walls of a plant ovary
2

n small bit used in dentistry or surgery

Synonyms:
burr
Type of:
bit
the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press
3

v remove the burrs from

Synonyms:
burr
Type of:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract