But my stories grow in me like plants, and this is only in the leaf-bud.
In both forms the adventitious growth is much more frequently a flower-bud or an inflorescence than a leaf-bud or a branch.
If it is a leaf-bud the scales may become three-fourths of an inch long before they fall.
Fruit-buds are borne in pairs on the wood of the previous year with a leaf-bud separating the members of the pair.
There were the woods, beginning to be beautiful, although not a leaf-bud was yet visible.
Such an one detects the slightest swelling of a leaf-bud, the faint reddening of a twig, the deeper green of another.
Bulb, a leaf-bud with fleshy scales, usually subterranean, 46.
As soon as hatched they begin to feed on the unfolding leaves, and at once crawl to the heart of the expanded flower or leaf-bud.
We have seen that the fruit-spur in bearing is likely to make a leaf-bud for the next year's activities rather than a flower-bud.
The fact that the spines of the Barberry produce a leaf-bud in their axil also proves them to be leaves.
late 14c., budde, origin unknown, perhaps from Old French boter "push forward, thrust," itself a Germanic word (cf. Dutch bot "bud," Old Saxon budil "bag, purse," German Beutel), or perhaps from Old English budd "beetle."
c.1400; see bud (n.). Related: Budded; budding.
A small, rounded anatomical structure or organic part, such as a taste bud.
An asexual reproductive structure, as in yeast or a hydra, that consists of an outgrowth capable of developing into a new individual.
To put forth or cause to put forth buds.
To reproduce asexually by forming a bud.
Verb To form or produce a bud or buds.
Marijuana: There was no pain yet, just numbness, kind of like smoking bud
[1980s+ Teenagers; fr Budda, Buddha sticks, earlier terms for marijuana]