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: like a buck or like that of a buck
especially : exhibiting characteristics of an entire male
some discount is usual on bucky lambs


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combining form

: fullerene : formed from fullerene
Buckypaper is a flattened aggregate of carbon nanotubes—each 50,000 times thinner than a human hair—that is 250 times stronger than steel and 10 times as light, with excellent thermal and electric conductivity.Paola Antonelli, Seed, February 2009

Word History



buck entry 1 + -y

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“Bucky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucky. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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