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puffball

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants
puffballpuff‧ball /ˈpʌfbɔːl $ -bɒːl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBPa type of round white fungus that bursts to send out its seeds
Examples from the Corpus
puffballThe Sioux disinfected the navels of newborn babies with the powder from a puffball.The lamps on the motorway glowed like flaming puffballs.
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