buckyball

noun
bucky·​ball | \ ˈbə-kē-ˌbȯl How to pronounce buckyball (audio) \

Definition of buckyball

: a molecule of buckminsterfullerene broadly : fullerene

First Known Use of buckyball

1985, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for buckyball

R. Buckminster Fuller + -y entry 4

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