budded budded

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a partially opened flower
  2. (n) a swelling on a plant stem consisting of overlapping immature leaves or petals
  3. (v) develop buds
  4. (v) start to grow or develop

Usage(s):

  1. The cotton war between Japan and Britain budded and bloomed in India five years ago.
  2. The antisprawl design movement emphasizing small homes, spaced tightly in walkable communities, has budded in cities, suburbsand now small towns.
  3. Her movies have ranged from the eminent to the eminently forgettable, her singular silhouette has budded, bloomed, overripened, then been gloriously pruned.

News

  • Hospice kicks off summer fundraiser

    Hazel Sands of Gassaway was 90 (and a half) on July 19, 2008. She was looking forward to the full bloom of her budded Stargazer lilies. “That day, she had been out picking beans and had cooked them,” recalled Sands’ daughter, Carolyn Lambdin of Oak Hill. “She had the stroke the night of the 19th.”
    on June 26, 2013     Source: The Register-Herald

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