tennis ball


noun

a hollow ball used in tennis, made of rubber with a fuzzy covering of woven Dacron, nylon, or wool.

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Origin of tennis ball

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50
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tennis ball

noun

a hollow rubber ball covered with felt, used in tennis
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