from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Any one of numerous species of plectognath fishes belonging to Tetrodon and allied genera. Each jaw is furnished with two large, thick, beaklike, bony teeth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plectognath fishes, typical of the family Tetrodontidæ.
  • n. [lowercase] A fish of this genus or of the family Tetrodontidæ.


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