Definition of Buffy

1. a. Resembling, or characterized by, buff.



Definition of Buffy

1. Proper noun. (non-gloss definition Pet name for a girl or woman.) ¹

2. Adjective. Resembling, or characterized by, buff. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buffy

1. of a yellowish-brown color [adj BUFFIER, BUFFIEST]

Medical Definition of Buffy

1. Resembling, or characterised by, buff. Buffy coat, the coagulated plasma of blood when the red corpuscles have so settled out that the coagulum appears nearly colourless. This is common in diseased conditions where the corpuscles run together more rapidly and in denser masses than usual. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Buffy

buffoon
buffooned
buffooneries
buffoonery
buffooning
buffoonish
buffoonishly
buffoonism
buffoonlike
buffoonly
buffoons
buffos
buffs
buffware
buffwares
buffy (current term)
buffy coat
bufo
bufo arenarum
bufo bufo
bufo marinus
bufogenins
bufonidae
bufonite
bufonites
buformin
bufos
bufotalin
bufotenin
bufotenine

Literary usage of Buffy

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1. The Birds of North and Middle America: A Descriptive Catalogue of the Higher by Robert Ridgway (1919)
"... indistinct) median line of palo buffy and more or less streaked with the same, the forehead distinctly streaked with buffy and dusky; nape pale buffy, ..."

2. The London Medical Gazette (1841)
"Careful observations, however, have shewn that the formation of the buffy coat often takes place when the coagulation of the blood is unusually rapid. ..."

3. Physiological Chemistry by Karl Gotthelf Lehmann, George Edward Day (1853)
"Although this mode of explaining the formation of a fibrinous or buffy coat scarcely needs any additional grounds for its establishment, Mtiller, H. Nasse, ..."

4. Lessons in elementary physiology by Thomas Henry Huxley (1881)
"Hence, when the buffy coat is formed, it usually contracts so much as to give the clot a ... Thus the buffy coat is fibrin naturally separated from the red ..."

5. The Chemist: A Monthly Journal of Chemical and Physical Science (1844)
"It is evident, from the results quoted, that the buffy coating submitted to ... It has been seen, by the ebullition of one part of the buffy coating with ..."

6. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"Some Observations on the buffy Coat of the Blood, #e. ... and yet forms the buffy coat: its specific gravity also rather exceeds than falls short of that of ..."

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