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puffball

synonym (synonym of puffball)

  • (noun.plant)
    any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles (noun.plant)
     

hypernym (puffball IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles (noun.plant)
    an organism of the kingdom Fungi lacking chlorophyll and feeding on organic matter; ranging from unicellular or multicellular organisms to spore-beari more.. (noun.plant)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF puffball relation)

  • any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature (noun.plant)
    huge edible puffball up to 2 feet diameter and 25 pounds in weight (noun.plant)
     
  • any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles (noun.plant)
    an earthball fungus that is a dingy brownish yellow and a dark purplish interior; the peridium is covered with a pattern of small warts (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    an earthball with a smooth upper surface that is at first buried in sand; the top of the fruiting body opens up to form segments like the ray of an um more.. (noun.plant)
     
  • (noun.plant)
    an earthball with a peridium that is firm dry and smooth when young but developing cracks when mature; pale orange-yellow when young and reddish brown more.. (noun.plant)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • any of various fungi of the family Lycoperdaceae whose round fruiting body discharges a cloud of spores when mature (noun.plant)
    a fungus family belonging to the order Lycoperdales; includes puffballs (noun.plant)
     
  • any of various fungi of the genus Scleroderma having hard-skinned subterranean fruiting bodies resembling truffles (noun.plant)
    genus of poisonous fungi having hard-skinned fruiting bodies: false truffles (noun.plant)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym member meronym true puffball earthball false truffle hard-skinned puffball fungus scleroderma aurantium scleroderma citrinum scleroderma flavidium scleroderma bovista smooth earthball calvatia gigantea genus scleroderma scleroderma family lycoperdaceae lycoperdaceae

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