globefish globefish

Definition(s):

  • (n) 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

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Usage(s):

  1. The lanterns that shone in the dim dawn of Japanese history were globefishgutted, puffed, dried, and filled with live fireflies.
  2. At first, some suspected formalin, a pesticide used in globefish cultivation.
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