from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various poisonous fish related to the puffers that are used as food, especially in Japan, after the poisonous skin and organs have been removed.
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- n. Blowfish: a delicacy popular in Japan served raw as sushi that may, if improperly prepared, contain deadly levels of neurotoxins.
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- n. a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous
Japanese.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)