Meaning of fungo


Pronunciation: (fung'gō), [key]
— pl. -goes.
  1. (in practice sessions) a ball tossed into the air by the batter and struck as it comes down.
  2. a batted ball, esp. a fly ball, hit in this manner.
  3. Also calleda bat used in hitting fungoes, being lighter, longer, and narrower than an ordinary baseball bat.
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