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Synonyms for bur

seed vessel having hooks or prickles

small bit used in dentistry or surgery

remove the burrs from


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While it is reproducing and making food for itself, this bur oak is also providing food and a place to live for many other species.
No doubt many other species have benefited from the bur oak's productivity and protection.
We are thrilled to be partnering with Sun Country Airlines to teach the youngest of flyers about traveling and to enhance their experiences on the plane and beyond," said JoAnne Pastel, co-founder of Bur Bur & Friends and President of Farmer's Hat Productions.
Bur Bur & Friends is a children's book series that was recently launched by two Minneapolis moms seeking to offer their bi-racial sons books and toys that celebrate diversity while encouraging outdoor exploration and an active lifestyle.
In the description section, it states: "It usually takes 7 to 10 years for a bur oak to produce its first acorns.
editor: Here in Nashville we are lucky to have several big, old bur oaks throughout Davidson County and the metro area.
BUR has been prepared by the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change under its NATCOM project funded by Global Environment Facility (GEF) through UNDP.
It is a process that includes international scrutiny of BUR in a manner that is non-intrusive, non-punitive and respectful of national sovereignty.
Bur oak has a history of adapting to take advantage of its space.
Bur oak flowers may appear on old or new wood, often just as the leaves unfold.
He said BURS had prioritised staff development and capacity building amongst other priorities, as necessary pre-conditions for the successful delivery of the BURS revenue collection mandate.