earth-ball

noun

Definition of earth-ball

: any of certain usually tuberous subterranean fruiting bodies of fungi (such as a truffle or the hard-skinned fruit of members of the family Sclerodermataceae)

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First Known Use of earth-ball

1863, in the meaning defined above

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“Earth-ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/earth-ball. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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