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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various tropical marine fishes of the family Diodontidae, having strong sharp spines on the body and capable of inflating themselves when attacked.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. any plectognath fish having the body covered with spines which become erect when the body is inflated. See Diodon, and Globefish.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A diodontoid fish, as Diodon hystrix, whose skin is studded with prickles; a sea-porcupine. The various species inhabit tropical seas. See Diodontid├Ž, and cuts under Diodon and swell-fish.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. spines become erect when the body is inflated; worldwide in warm waters
  • n. spines become erect when the body is inflated; worldwide in warm waters

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