mixed bud
noun Date: 1900 a bud that produces a branch and leaves as well as flowers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • mixed bud — n. a bud which produces both leaves and flowers: cf. FLOWER BUD, LEAF BUD * * * …   Universalium

  • mixed bud — n. a bud which produces both leaves and flowers: cf. FLOWER BUD, LEAF BUD …   English World dictionary

  • mixed bud — noun a bud yielding both leaves and flowers • Hypernyms: ↑bud * * * noun : a bud (as of an apple, pear, or blackberry) that produces a branch and leaves as well as flowers compare flower bud, leaf bud, simple bud * * * mixed bud noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • mixed bud — A bud containing both rudimentary leaves and flowers …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • mixed bud. — See under bud1 (def. 1a). [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • mixed bud. — See under bud1 (def. 1a). [1955 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • bud — bud1 budder, n. budless, adj. budlike, adj. /bud/, n., v., budded, budding. n. 1. Bot. a. a small axillary or terminal protuberance on a plant, containing rudimentary foliage (leaf bud), the rudimentary inflorescence …   Universalium

  • bud — I. /bʌd / (say bud) noun 1. Botany a. a small axillary or terminal protuberance on a plant, containing rudimentary foliage (leaf bud ), the rudimentary inflorescence (flower bud ), or both (mixed bud). b. an undeveloped or rudimentary stem or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • mixed metaphor — n. the use of two or more inconsistent metaphors in a single expression (Ex.; the storm of protest was nipped in the bud) …   English World dictionary

  • Bud — In botany, a bud is an undeveloped or embryonic shoot and normally occurs in the axil of a leaf or at the tip of the stem. Once formed, a bud may remain for some time in a dormant condition, or it may form a shoot immediately.The buds of many… …   Wikipedia

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