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English noun: bunt

1. bunt (act) (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat


Broader (hypernym)hit, hitting, striking


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. bunt (state) disease of wheat characterized by replacement of the grains with greasy masses of smelly smut spores


Synonymsstinking smut


Broader (hypernym)smut

3. bunt (plant) similar to Tilletia caries


Synonymsstinking smut, Tilletia foetida


Broader (hypernym)smut, smut fungus


Member meronymgenus Tilletia, Tilletia

4. bunt (plant) fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores


SynonymsTilletia caries


Broader (hypernym)smut, smut fungus


Member meronymgenus Tilletia, Tilletia


English verb: bunt

1. bunt (contact) hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance


Synonymsdrag a bunt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)hit


Domain categorybaseball, baseball game

2. bunt (contact) to strike, thrust or shove against


SamplesHe butted his sister out of the way.
The goat butted the hiker with his horns.


Synonymsbutt


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)strike


Narrower (hyponym)headbutt









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