A bat used to hit balls for fielding practice (1860s+ Baseball)
[fuhng-guh s] /ˈfʌŋ gəs/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or caused by ; fungal. 2. of the nature of or resembling a . /ˈfʌŋɡəs/ adjective 1. appearing suddenly and spreading quickly like a fungus, but not lasting 2. a less common word for fungal adj. “spongy,” early 15c., from Latin fungosus, from fungus (see fungus). […]
[fuhng-guh s] /ˈfʌŋ gəs/ noun, plural fungi [fuhn-jahy, fuhng-gahy] /ˈfʌn dʒaɪ, ˈfʌŋ gaɪ/ (Show IPA), funguses. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single-celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic material in which they grow, comprising the mushrooms, molds, mildews, smuts, rusts, and yeasts, and classified in the kingdom […]
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fungus ball n.
noun 1. . noun 1. any of numerous flattened bugs of the family Aradidae, inhabiting the underside of bark and feeding on fungi.