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Noun: butterball  'bú-tur,bol
Usage: N. Amer
  1. A rotund individual
    - fatso, fatty, fat person, roly-poly
  2. Small North American diving duck; males have bushy head plumage
    - bufflehead, dipper, Bucephela albeola

Derived forms: butterballs

Type of: duck, large person

Part of: Bucephala, genus Bucephala

Encyclopedia: Butterball