puffball

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noun puff·ball \ˈpəf-ˌbȯl\

Definition of puffball

  1. :  any of various globose and often edible fungi (especially family Lycoperdaceae) that discharge mature spores in a smokelike cloud when pressed or struck

1649

First Known Use of puffball

1649


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puffball

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noun puff·ball \ˈpəf-ˌbȯl\

Medical Definition of puffball

  1. :  any of various globose and often edible fungi (especially family Lycoperdaceae) that discharge ripe spores in a smokelike cloud when pressed or struck


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