Synonyms

1. puffball

noun. any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles.

Synonyms

  • genus Scleroderma
  • fungus
  • Scleroderma
  • Scleroderma citrinum
  • Scleroderma aurantium
  • Scleroderma bovista
  • false truffle
  • Scleroderma flavidium
  • star earthball
  • earthball
  • smooth earthball

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2. puffball

noun. any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature.

Synonyms

  • family Lycoperdaceae
  • true puffball
  • Lycoperdaceae
  • Calvatia gigantea
  • giant puffball

Sentences with puffball


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your little puffball is a smart dog who will walk all over you if you let him.

2. Adjective
Any puffball past its prime--and too old to eat--will be discolored in the center.

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