Definitions starting with B

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[cf. OED, a rounded mass at the end of a rod, etc.; a knob obs. → 1659] n. a round lump, such as the large seed of the castor oil plant or the cap of a fungus: Buffalo [a fungus] have a big round bob on top. (Andros)

Tags: noun, plant

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Last update: 2010-09-08 06:33
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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