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Adjective: budding  bú-ding
  1. Beginning to develop
    "a budding genius"
Noun: budding  bú-ding
  1. Reproduction of some unicellular organisms (such as yeasts) by growth and specialization followed by the separation by constriction of a part of the parent
Verb: bud (budded,budding)  búd
  1. Develop buds
    "The hibiscus is budding!"
     
  2. Start to grow or develop
    "a budding friendship"

Derived forms: buddings

See also: undeveloped

Type of: agamogenesis, asexual reproduction, begin, develop, start

Encyclopedia: Budding

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