dust ball

n. (Medicine) mass found in the intestine/stomach of animal

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • dust-ball — dustˈ ball noun A ball of grain dust, etc, in a horse s intestine • • • Main Entry: ↑dust …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust ball — noun : a concretion composed of vegetable or mineral matter found in the intestines (as of the horse) and varying in size from a few ounces to several pounds called also intestinal calculus; compare hair ball * * * Chiefly Northern and North… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust ball — Chiefly Northern and North Midland U.S. a ball or roll of dust and lint that accumulates indoors, as in corners or under furniture. Also called dust curl. Regional Variation. DUST BALL and DUST CURL are used chiefly in the North and North Midland …   Universalium

  • dust — 1. noun /dʌst/ fine, dry particles of matter See Also: angel dust, bite the dust, catch dust, dust ball, dustbin, dust bin, dust devil, dustbowl, dust bowl, dust b …   Wiktionary

  • dust kitten — Northern U.S. a dust ball. Also called dust kitty. Regional Variation. See dust ball. * * * …   Universalium

  • dust kitten — Northern U.S. a dust ball. Also called dust kitty. Regional Variation. See dust ball …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust mouse — Dial. a dust ball. Regional Variation. See dust ball. * * * …   Universalium

  • dust mouse — Dial. a dust ball. Regional Variation. See dust ball …   Useful english dictionary

  • dust — Synonyms and related words: acres, air, air pollution, alluvion, alluvium, altercation, arable land, ashes, attritus, bamboozle, barrel, beat, beeline, begrime, bemire, bemud, besmoke, besprinkle, bickering, biscuit, bleach, body, bone, bones,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dust bunny — ball of dust on the floor, dust that looks like fur    On Saturday morning I vacuum up the dust bunnies before I go out …   English idioms


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