Etymology
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blob (n.)

"drop, globule," 1725, from a verb meaning "to make or mark with blobs" (early 15c.), which is perhaps related to bubble. The same noun was used 16c. in senses of "a bubble, a blister." Related: Blobby.

updated on June 11, 2017

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Definitions of blob from WordNet
1
blob (v.)
make a spot or mark onto;
Synonyms: spot / fleck / blot
2
blob (n.)
an indistinct shapeless form;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.