fugu fugu

Definition(s):

  • (n) a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous

Usage(s):

  1. And there was the fugu the poisonous blowfish delicacy that can cost your life if prepared incorrectly, and which can cost you $50 or more when ordered at a restaurant.
  2. By contrast, fugu poison, which has almost the same effect, is always present in the sex organs and liver of Japanese puffer fish.
  3. Every year a number of Japanese suffer Botanist Davis tetrodotoxin poisoning as a result of eating incorrectly prepared puffer fish, the great delicacy fugu.

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/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /