What is another word for bud?

3566 synonyms found


[ bˈʌd], [ bˈʌd], [ b_ˈʌ_d]

Bud is a term used to describe a small, undeveloped or emerging flower, leaf, or stem and it can be replaced by several different synonyms. Sprout is one of the synonyms which indicates a small shoot or growth that is beginning to come out of the soil. Blossom is another synonym that describes a flower bud that has opened and bloomed. Nub refers to a small, pointed, or rounded part that sticks out from something larger, such as a branch or a plant. Other synonyms for bud include shoot, germ, and seedling. All these interchangeable words represent various stages of the plant growth process.

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The Cannabis plant is one of the oldest plants on the planet, with evidence dating back over 12,000 years. It is thought that the Cannabis plant may have been used in religious ceremonies and as a treatment for various illnesses by cultures all over the world.


The Cannabis plant originated in Central Asia, and is thought to have been cultivated for its narcotic properties as early as 4000 BCE. It is commonly believed that the Cannabis plant was used in the manufacture of hashish, though the true origins of hashish remain unknown.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
    • Noun, singular or mass
      egg, Linda.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      buddy, Budd.
    • Noun, singular or mass
    • Verb, past participle
    • Verb, non-3rd person singular present

Homophones for Bud:

  • Budd, budde.

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