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Noun: birr  bur
  1. The basic unit of money in Ethiopia; equal to 100 cents
     
  2. Sound of something in rapid motion
    - whir, whirr, whirring
Verb: birr  bur
  1. Make a soft swishing sound
    "the motor birred";
    - whizz, whiz, whirr, whir, purr

Sounds like: burr, bur

Derived forms: birred, birrs, birring

Type of: Ethiopian monetary unit, go, sound

Encyclopedia: Birr, Ontario