Bunch Bunch (b[u^]nch; 224), n. [Akin to OSw. & Dan. bunke heap, Icel. bunki heap, pile, bunga tumor, protuberance; cf. W. pwng cluster. Cf. {Bunk}.] 1. A protuberance; a hunch; a knob or lump; a hump. [1913 Webster]

They will carry . . . their treasures upon the bunches of camels. --Isa. xxx. 6. [1913 Webster]

2. A collection, cluster, or tuft, properly of things of the same kind, growing or fastened together; as, a bunch of grapes; a bunch of keys. [1913 Webster]

3. (Mining) A small isolated mass of ore, as distinguished from a continuous vein. --Page. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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