Meaning of “puffball” in the English Dictionary

"puffball" in British English

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puffballnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpʌf.bɔːl/ us /ˈpʌf.bɑːl/

puffball noun [ C ] (MUSHROOM)

a large, white, round fungus that can be eaten

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 bottom

(Definition of “puffball” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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