any of various siliceous rocks used for millstones.
a millstone of such material.
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a variant spelling of buhrstone
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any of various plants bearing a burlike fruit, as the cocklebur and burdock. noun any of various plants that bear burs, such as the burdock
(in Japan) the members of a large social minority who have traditionally been considered outcasts.
a strong Asian wind of the Asian steppes accompanying dust storms in summer and blizzards in winter. a violent storm with this wind. Historical Examples Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 5 Various Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology Robert DeCourcy Ward A Boswell of Baghdad E. V. Lucas noun (in central Asia) a blizzard, […]