5 letter word starting with bor

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borne of Bear, Carried; conveyed; supported; defrayed. See Bear, v. t.
borax noun A white or gray crystalline salt, with a slight alkaline taste, used as a flux, in soldering metals, making enamels, fixing colors on porcelain, and as a soap. It occurs native in certain mineral springs, and is made from the boric acid of hot springs in Tuscany. It was originally obtained from a lake in Thibet, and was sent to Europe under the name of tincal. Borax is a pyroborate or tetraborate of sodium, Na2B4O7.10H2O.
bored imp. & past participle of Bore
boree noun Same as BourrEe.
borel noun See Borrel.
borer noun One that bores; an instrument for boring., A marine, bivalve mollusk, of the genus Teredo and allies, which burrows in wood. See Teredo., Any bivalve mollusk (Saxicava, Lithodomus, etc.) which bores into limestone and similar substances., One of the larvae of many species of insects, which penetrate trees, as the apple, peach, pine, etc. See Apple borer, under Apple., The hagfish (Myxine).
boric adjective Of, pertaining to, or containing, boron.
boron noun A nonmetallic element occurring abundantly in borax. It is reduced with difficulty to the free state, when it can be obtained in several different forms; viz., as a substance of a deep olive color, in a semimetallic form, and in colorless quadratic crystals similar to the diamond in hardness and other properties. It occurs in nature also in boracite, datolite, tourmaline, and some other minerals. Atomic weight 10.9. Symbol B.
borwe noun Pledge; borrow.