meaning of BUN

BUN meaning in General Dictionary

just like bloodstream urea nitrogen the focus of nitrogen in blood present in the form of urea used as a measure of renal function

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  • some of a variety of a little sweetened or ordinary raised cakes or bisquits usually having a glazing of sugar and milk on top crust as a hot cross-bun
  • tiny rounded breads either plain or nice
  • Alt. of Bunn

BUN meaning in Medical Dictionary

Blood urea nitrogen.

BUN meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., origin obscure, perhaps from Old French buignete "a fritter," originally "boil, inflammation," diminutive of buigne "swelling from a blow, bump regarding the mind," from a Germanic origin (compare Middle High German bunge "clod, lump"), or from Gaulish *bunia (compare Gaelic bonnach). Spanish bu

BUN meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Alt. of Bunn

Sentence Examples with the word BUN

He was a bun commander of men, and it is doubtful if any other officer in the Northern army could get more fighting and more marching out of his men.

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