Definition of Bunting

1. Noun. A loosely woven fabric used for flags, etc..

Generic synonyms: Cloth, Fabric, Material, Textile



2. Noun. Any of numerous seed-eating songbirds of Europe or North America.

Definition of Bunting

1. n. A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidæ).

2. n. A thin woolen stuff, used chiefly for flags, colors, and ships' signals.

Definition of Bunting

1. Noun. Strips of material used as festive decoration, especially in the colours of the national flag. ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) A thin cloth of woven wool from which flags are made; it is light enough to spread in a gentle wind but resistant to fraying in a strong wind. ¹

3. Noun. Flags considered as a group. ¹

4. Noun. Any of various songbirds of the genus ''Emberiza'' having short bills and brown or gray plumage. ¹

5. Verb. (present participle of bunt) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bunting

1. a fabric used for flags [n -S]

Medical Definition of Bunting

1. A bird of the genus Emberiza, or of an allied genus, related to the finches and sparrows (family Fringillidae). Among European species are the common or corn bunting (Emberiza miliaria); the ortolan (E. Hortulana); the cirl (E. Cirlus); and the black-headed (Granitivora melanocephala). American species are the bay-winged or grass (Poocaetes or Pooecetes gramineus); the black-throated (Spiza Americana); the towhee bunting or chewink (Pipilo); the snow bunting (Plectrophanax nivalis); the rice bunting or bobolink, and others. See Ortolan, Chewick, Snow bunting, Lark bunting. Origin: Scot. Buntlin, corn-buntlin, OE. Bunting, buntyle; of unknown origin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunting

bunraku
bunrakus
buns
bunsen
bunsen burner
bunsenite
bunsens
bunt
buntal
buntals
bunted
bunter
bunters
buntier
buntiest
bunting (current term)
buntings
buntline
buntlines
bunton
buntons
bunts
bunty
bunya
bunya bunya
bunya bunya tree
bunya pine
bunyak
bunyamwera group viruses
bunyas

Literary usage of Bunting

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1886)
"The elder bunting died soon after the birth of his youngest son ... At the expiration of his articles bunting had become so popular in Belfast that he had ..."

2. The Birds of America by John James] [Audubon (1844)
"Its usual demeanour resembles much that of the Chipping bunting, ... The nest of the Shattuck bunting is usually placed on a small horizontal branch, ..."

3. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1905)
"'The Last Will and Testament of Michael bunting, of the County of Doniphan and Slate of Kansas. 'I, Michael bunting, considering the uncertainty of this ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"Will you and your friends join our table ï—Help Mr bunting to gome haggis ... Mr bunting, I seldom see you or any of your friends about the shop now- a-days ..."

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