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bute

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(Veterinary Science) slang the drug phenylbutazone, esp when used in the illegal doping of racehorses

Bute

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(Placename) an island off the coast of SW Scotland, in Argyll and Bute council area: situated in the Firth of Clyde, separated from the Cowal peninsula by the Kyles of Bute. Chief town: Rothesay. Pop: 7228 (2001). Area: 121 sq km (47 sq miles)

Bute

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(Biography) John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute. 1713–92, British Tory statesman; prime minister (1762–63)

Bute

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n.
1. Also, Bute•shire (ˈbyut ʃɪər, -ʃər) a historic county in SW Scotland, composed of three islands in the Firth of Clyde.
2. an island in the Firth of Clyde, in SW Scotland: part of the county Bute. 7733; 50 sq. mi. (130 sq. km).