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Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1807 puffer fish 1

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Swellfish Swell"fish`, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any plectognath fish that dilates itself, as the bur fish, puffer, or diodon.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Puffer Puff"er, n. 1. One who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation. 2. One who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder. --Bouvier. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon; -- called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Bur fish Bur" fish` (Zo["o]l.) A spinose, plectognath fish of the Allantic coast of the United States (esp. Chilo mycterus geometricus) having the power of distending its body with water or air, so as to resemble a chestnut bur; -- called also ball fish, balloon fish, and swellfish.



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