from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various brightly colored fishes of the family Balistidae of warm coastal waters, having a roundish body and an erectile spine on the anterior dorsal fin that locks upright when the fish is threatened.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. any of several brightly coloured fish, of the family Balistidae, that inhabit tropical reefs, and have an erectile spine on its dorsal fin
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous compressed deep-bodied tropical fishes with sandpapery skin and erectile spines in the first dorsal fin
Sorry, no etymologies found.