American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth 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.
- n. Blowfish: a delicacy popular in Japan served raw as sushi that may, if improperly prepared, contain deadly levels of neurotoxins.
- 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)
“No such ban in Japan, where fugu is considered the ultimate delicacy.”
“Also, I am not sure I would call the fugu non-catalytic domain “inhibitory”, as opposed to simply non-functional or not fully functional in mammalian cells.”
“Seven diners in Japan were rushed to the hospital after eating blowfish testicles, also known as fugu sashimi.”
“The restaurant, "Kibunya," was unlicensed to prepare and serve puffer, a delicacy in Japan known as fugu, and owner Iwao Aizawa, was being questioned by police on the suspicion of professional negligence resulting in injuries.”
“Just half an ounce of the fish liver, known as fugu kimo in Japan and eaten by daring connoisseurs, can be lethal.”
“Ugt1 gene repertoire in other teleosts such as fugu, tetraodon, medaka, and stickleback, as well as in a wide variety of lower tetrapods.”
“Fugoo (the name is a play on "fugu," a type of fish) isn't the first company with dreams of Net appliances.”
“A Cook's Tour, Bourdain travels the world sampling local cuisines such as fugu, the poisonous blowfish delicacy prepared only by specially licensed Japanese chefs, or haggis, that Scottish dish made from various sheep parts and oatmeal, which he describes as "glorious ... peppery, hot and meaty.”
“Bourdain travels the world sampling local cuisines such as fugu, the poisonous blowfish delicacy prepared only by specially licensed Japanese chefs, or haggis, that Scottish dish made from various sheep parts and oatmeal, which he describes as "glorious ... peppery, hot and meaty.”
“The blowfish sashimi, or "fugu", on the other hand, "is delicious and usually eaten in winter.”
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