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fuzz

fuzz

 
pronunciation:
fuhz
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part of speech: noun
inflections: fuzz
definition: loose, light, fluffy matter such as fibers or hairs.
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Fuzz comes from a German word, fusse. It may be a shortening of fusball, a German word for a puffball, a kind of fungus that gives off a cloud of tiny spores.
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