bullfice
Puffball Puff"ball`, n. (Bot.) A kind of ball-shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; -- called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bullfice — Bullfist Bull fist, Bullfice Bull fice, n. [Cf. G. bofist, AS. wulfes fist puffball, E. fizz, foist.] (Bot.) A kind of fungus. See {Puffball}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bullfice — bull·fice …   English syllables

  • bullfice — noun see bullfist …   Useful english dictionary

  • bullfist — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bullfist — Bull fist, Bullfice Bull fice, n. [Cf. G. bofist, AS. wulfes fist puffball, E. fizz, foist.] (Bot.) A kind of fungus. See {Puffball}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lycoperdon giganteum — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puckfist — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puff — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Puffball — Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • puffin — Puffball Puff ball , n. (Bot.) A kind of ball shaped fungus ({Lycoperdon giganteum}, and other species of the same genus) full of dustlike spores when ripe; called also {bullfist}, {bullfice}, {puckfist}, {puff}, and {puffin}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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