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English definition of “puffball”

puffball

noun [C] uk   /ˈpʌf.bɔːl/ us    /-bɑːl/

puffball noun [C] (MUSHROOM)

a large, white, round fungus that can be eatenBacteria, moulds, germs and viruses

puffball noun [C] (SKIRT)

(also puffball skirt) a skirt that has a rounded shape because it is gathered (= pulled together in folds) in at the bottomSkirts and kilts
(Definition of puffball from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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