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Synonyms for puffball

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

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

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This guy is so grateful to be getting this at all he'll pitch puff-balls all night and pay half a million dollars for the privilege," Lazar tells Nixon.
And, the change of seasons is welcomed by kindergartners wielding paint-soaked puff-balls in "Bluebirds of Happiness" (page 45), as the children become more observant of the world around them.
They dip the puff-balls into the paint and press wherever they would like each bird to sit on their branch.