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1. blowfish

noun. ['ˈbloʊfɪʃ'] delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver.

Synonyms

  • pufferfish
  • globefish
  • saltwater fish
  • sea squab
  • puffer
  • fugu

Etymology

  • blow (English)
  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Blowfish

  • crayfish
  • hagfish
  • raffish
  • selfish
  • tunafish

Example sentences of the word blowfish


1. Adjective
Forced blowfish inflation should be kept to a minimum since it causes the fish huge stress.

2. Noun, singular or mass
According to Pufferfish.net, blowfish can be kept in aquariums, but they tend to eat mollusks and crabs.

2. blowfish

noun. ['ˈbloʊfɪʃ'] any of numerous marine fishes whose elongated spiny body can inflate itself with water or air to form a globe; several species contain a potent nerve poison; closely related to spiny puffers.

Synonyms

  • family Tetraodontidae
  • plectognath
  • pufferfish
  • Tetraodontidae
  • plectognath fish
  • globefish
  • puffer

Etymology

  • blow (English)
  • blo (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • fish (English)
  • fiscian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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