any of various basidiomycetous fungi, especially of the genus Lycoperdon and allied genera, characterized by a ball-like fruit body that emits a cloud of spores when broken.
any of various basidiomycetous saprotrophic fungi of the genera Calvatia and Lycoperdon, having a round fruiting body that discharges a cloud of brown spores when mature
noun 1. any of several tropical American birds of the family Bucconidae, related to the barbets, having a large head with the feathers often fluffed out. noun 1. any of various brownish tropical American birds of the family Bucconidae, having a large head: order Piciformes (woodpeckers, etc)
noun 1. a short, quick blast, as of wind or breath. 2. an abrupt emission of air, smoke, vapor, etc. 3. an act of inhaling and exhaling, as on a cigarette or pipe; whiff. 4. the sound of an abrupt emission of air, vapor, etc. 5. a small quantity of vapor, smoke, etc., emitted at […]
adjective 1. feeling self-important; arrogant; pompous. 2. swollen; puffy.
noun 1. any of several alcidine sea birds of the genera Fratercula and Lunda, having a short neck and a large, compressed, grooved bill, as F. arctica (Atlantic puffin) of the North Atlantic. noun 1. any of various northern diving birds of the family Alcidae (auks, etc), esp Fratercula arctica (common or Atlantic puffin), having […]
- Puffin crossing
noun 1. a UK pedestrian road crossing with traffic lights signalling red to stop the traffic flow when pedestrians are seen on the crossing by infrared detectors. The green signal reappears when no pedestrians are seen on the crossing