Sap ball


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sap ball (Bot) any large fungus of the genus Polyporus. See Polyporus.
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In literature:

Amidst the din of feasts and the music of the ball-room, they will sap the foundations of religion, morality, and society.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 379, May, 1847" by Various
He tried a drink of sap from the ball and found it delicious.
"Insect Stories" by Vernon L. Kellogg

In news:

Her ornamental peach tree is bleeding marble-sized balls of sap along the trunk, as well as the middle and upper branches.