Definitions for spud

Definitions for (noun) spud

Main entry: spud, stump spud

Definition: a sharp hand shovel for digging out roots and weeds

Main entry: spud, tater, Irish potato, potato, murphy, white potato

Definition: an edible tuber native to South America; a staple food of Ireland

Definitions for (verb) spud

Main entry: germinate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, pullulate, sprout, spud, shoot

Definition: produce buds, branches, or germinate

Usage: the potatoes sprouted

Main entry: spud

Definition: initiate drilling operations, as for petroleum

Usage: The well was spudded in April

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