English term for ball foot, usually somewhat flattened. A bun foot is a type of furniture leg that is styled to resemble a round bun or ball shape. It is typically used on pieces of furniture such as sofas, chairs, cabinets, or tables to provide support and decorative appeal. Bun feet can be made from wood, metal, or plastic, and they are often attached to the bottom of the furniture piece using hardware or screws. The term bun foot is derived from the shapes resemblance to a small bread bun or roll.