[ hair-bawl ]
/ ˈhɛərˌbɔl /
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Words nearby hairball
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British Dictionary definitions for hairball
/ (ˈhɛəˌbɔːl) /
a compact mass of hair that forms in the stomach of cats, calves, etc, as a result of licking and swallowing the fur, and causes vomiting, coughing, bloat, weight loss, and depression
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Medical definitions for hairball
[ hâr′bôl′ ]
A small mass of hair located in the stomach or intestine of an animal, such as a cat, resulting from an accumulation of small amounts of hair that are swallowed each time the animal licks its coat.pilobezoar trichobezoar
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