Buro vs Burrow - What's the difference?

buro | burrow |


As nouns the difference between buro and burrow

is that buro is office while burrow is a tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature.

As a verb burrow is

to dig a tunnel or hole.

buro

English

Alternative forms

* bureau

Noun

(en noun)
  • an office
  • * {{quote-web, date=1998-05-13
  • , year= , first= , last= , author= , authorlink= , title=More than 9000 Basotho Gold Miners Retrenched , site=ANC Dailey News Briefing citation , archiveorg=2012-09-14 , accessdate= , passage=… an employment buro' said on Tuesday. The retrenchments took place between November last year and March 1998, the Employment ' Buro of Africa's regional manager, Chris Hechter said. }}
  • * {{quote-web, date=2008-02-19
  • , year= , first= , last= , author=Alejandro López de Haro, Jr. , authorlink= , title=Fidel Castro Steps Down , site=Ground Report citation , archiveorg= , accessdate=2012-09-14 , passage=… a member of both the council of ministers and the Cuban Communist Party's political buro . }}
  • a desk, usually with a cover and compartments for storing papers etc. located above the level of the writing surface rather than underneath.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1902
  • , year_published=1998 , edition=HTML , editor= , author=Bill Arp , title=From the Uncivil War to Date , chapter= citation , genre= , publisher=Univ. of North Carolina , isbn= , page= , passage=Mrs. Arp opens her school and stands 'em up by the buro to say their lessons. }}
  • (US) a for clothes
  • * {{quote-book, year=1885
  • , year_published=2005 , edition=Online , editor= , author=Marietta Holley , title=Sweet Cicely , chapter= citation , genre= , publisher=The Gutenberg Project , isbn= , page= , passage=And I went up into the spare chamber, and sort o' fixed Philury's things to the best advantage; for I knew the neighbors would be in to look at 'em. And I was a standin' there as calm and happy as the buro or table, ... }}
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=
  • , year=1998 , month=May , first= , last= , author=Phil D. Zimmerman , coauthors= , title=The Stratford, Connecticut, bureau table: A re-examination , volume=153 , issue=5 , page=740 , magazine=Antiques , publisher= , issn= , url= , passage=One can only speculate about the appearance of the "New-fashion buro " advertised for sale in the Boaton Gazette of May 1, 1750. }}

    burrow

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A tunnel or hole, often as dug by a small creature.
  • * 1922 , (Margery Williams), (The Velveteen Rabbit)
  • But very soon he grew to like it, for the Boy used to talk to him, and made nice tunnels' for him under the bedclothes that he said were like the ' burrows the real rabbits lived in.
  • (mining) A heap or heaps of rubbish or refuse.
  • A mound.
  • An incorporated town.
  • (Webster 1913)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To dig a tunnel or hole.