shmoo

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shmoo (plural shmoos or shmoon)

  1. A fictional animal created by cartoonist Al Capp, shaped like a smooth, plump bowling pin with stubby legs.
  2. (biology) A projection from yeast in response to mating pheromones.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The unusual plural shmoon was created to be more exotic, but is rarely used outside of Al Capp's work.

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