Etymology
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burry (adj.)

mid-15c., "full of burs;" see bur + -y (2).

updated on October 10, 2012

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Definitions of burry from WordNet

burry (adj.)
having or covered with protective barbs or quills or spines or thorns or setae etc.;
Synonyms: barbellate / briary / briery / bristled / bristly / burred / prickly / setose / setaceous / spiny / thorny
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