hair ball
hairball hair"ball`, hair ball hair" ball`(h[^a]r"b[e^]l`), n. a compact mass of hair that forms in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur; as, the cat coughed up a hairball right on the new rug. [WordNet sense 1 + 2] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • hair ball — n a compact mass of hair formed in the stomach esp. of a shedding animal (as a cat) that cleanses its coat by licking called also trichobezoar * * * trichobezoar …   Medical dictionary

  • hair ball — /ˈhɛə bɔl/ (say hair bawl) noun a ball of hair, in the stomach of a cat, horse, cow, etc., formed as a result of the animal licking its coat …   Australian English dictionary

  • hair ball — noun a compact mass of hair that forms in the alimentary canal (especially in the stomach of animals as a result of licking fur) • Syn: ↑hairball, ↑trichobezoar • Hypernyms: ↑tangle * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun 1. : a compact mass of hair in the stomach …   Useful english dictionary

  • hair ball — noun Date: 1712 a compact mass of hair formed in the stomach especially of a shedding animal (as a cat) that cleanses its coat by licking …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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