how to pronounce buckram


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the above transcription of buckram is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

buckram is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of buckram in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… now we're after a bush buckram we have …”

meanings of buckram


  1. A coarse cloth of cotton, linen or hemp, stiffened with size or glue, used in bookbinding to cover and protect the books, in garments to keep them in the form intended, and for wrappers to cover merchandise.
  2. A plant, Allium ursinum, also called ramson, wild garlic, or bear garlic.


  1. To stiffen with or as if with buckram.

buckram frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word buckram occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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