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Buri

[boo r-ee]
noun Scandinavian Mythology.
  1. the first of the gods, revealed when the cow Audhumla licked away the salty ice that covered him.
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Origin of Buri

< Old Norse, probably derivative of bera to bear1
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Historical Examples of buri

  • There were upwards of 10,000 Dervishes, extending from Kalakala to Buri.

    Ten Years' Captivity in the Mahdi's Camp 1882-1892

    F. R. Wingate

  • The process of whitening Romblon buri straw has already been described.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • In each case the unit of material is one stalk of buri for each color.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • These are the Romblon buri mats, and they are produced throughout the islands of Romblon.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller

  • Buri straw is prepared from the young, unopened leaf of the buri palm.

    Philippine Mats

    Hugo H. Miller