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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Agaricaceae — many puffballs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of fungi, remarkable for the great quantity of spores, forming a fine dust, which is thrown out like smoke when the plant is compressed or burst; puffball.

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