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burnt a past tense and past participle of burn. [2 definitions]
burn the midnight oil to stay awake very late for work or study.
burnt sienna see sienna.
burnt umber see umber.
burp (informal) the act of noisily expelling gas from the mouth; belch. [3 definitions]
burp gun see machine pistol.
burr1 a protrusion or roughness left on a surface as a result of cutting or casting. [3 definitions]
burr2 a harsh, trilled pronunciation of the letter "r," like that of the Scots. [5 definitions]
burr3 a variety of limestone containing silica, or a millstone made of it; buhrstone.
burrito in Mexican cooking, a flour tortilla stuffed with meat, cheese, beans, or the like.
burro a donkey, esp. a small one used to carry supplies.
burrow a hole or tunnel dug by certain animals, such as rabbits, for use as a hiding place or dwelling. [5 definitions]
burry1 covered with or full of burs. [2 definitions]
burry2 of speech, as in the dialect of Scotland, having a burr.
bursa a sac in the body, esp. one filled with fluid, that acts to protect against friction, as in a joint.
bursar a person who is responsible for monetary matters, esp. at a college or university; treasurer.
bursitis a painful disorder caused by the inflammation of a bursa, esp. in a joint of the shoulder, elbow, or knee.
burst to break, open up, or explode suddenly, usu. because of internal pressure. [8 definitions]
Burundi a central African country between Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
bury to cover in the ground with dirt. [6 definitions]
bury one's head in the sand to refuse to confront reality or the facts; avoid the truth.