Disbudded

disbud

[dis-buhd]
verb (used with object), disbudded, disbudding. Horticulture.
1.
to remove leaf buds or shoots from (a plant) to produce a certain shape or effect.
2.
to remove certain flower buds from (a plant) to improve the quality and size of the remaining flowers.
3.
to dehorn (livestock) by removing the horn bud or preventing its further development.

Origin:
1715–25; dis-1 + bud1

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disbud or debud (dɪsˈbʌd, diːˈbʌd)
 
vb , -buds, -budding, -budded
1.  to remove superfluous buds, flowers, or shoots from (a plant, esp a fruit tree)
2.  vet science to remove the horn buds of (calves, lambs, and kids) to prevent horns growing
 
debud or debud
 
vb

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