puff ball

puff ball

[′pəf ‚bȯl]
(botany)
A spherical basidiocarp that retains spores until fully mature and, when disturbed, releases them as puffs of fine dust.
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The decade that is fast becoming fashion's favourite was plundered once more; by Ashley Williams with her punk and polka dots aesthetic, and Molly Goddard with her puff ball dresses.
The decade that is fast becoming fashion's favourite was plundered once more; by Ashley Williams with her punk and polka dots aesthetic, and Molly Cara Delevingne models for Burberry Goddard with her puff ball dresses.
2/5 Zoe Saldana, 35 This shapeless Michael Kors puff ball makes the Avatar star look like she's parachuted in.
A survey this week put the puff ball skirt as the worst fashion faux pas of all time.
Indeed one of Esme's first challenges was to rid her room of puff ball penguins that had hatched there and were unable to escape from the room in the turret.
The theme of geometry and abstraction is evident in the Huddersfield exhibition which includes pieces like Puff Ball (1972) in stainless steel.
she left the CIA stage in a purple puff ball outfit with the chants of the Bleeding Love chorus ringing in our ears.
Beware before you go exploring that poison ivy is still alive and kicking in November and it has a white feathery puff ball type of seed pod very similar to Virginia creeper; make sure you can tell the difference
Sometimes I felt Hansen was casting her net too wide, as when the pregnant Liffey in Puff ball becomes yet another example of a mother without child: Hansen points out, rightly, that a pregnant mother does not yet have a child (though she is of course 'with child').
The fungus spreads through the white flies' bodies and "eventually the fungus covers the whole white fly, so it looks just like a little white puff ball," says entomologist James E.
Questions range from practical to zany; puff ball to killer.
Swishing around in a long skirt like a puff ball was like playing dress up for the afternoon.