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English noun: blowfish

1. blowfish (food) delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver

Synonymspuffer, pufferfish, sea squab

Broader (hypernym)saltwater fish

Narrower (hyponym)fugu

Part meronymblowfish, globefish, puffer, pufferfish

Substance holonymtetrodotoxin

2. blowfish (animal) 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

Synonymsglobefish, puffer, pufferfish

Broader (hypernym)plectognath, plectognath fish

Part holonymblowfish, puffer, pufferfish, sea squab

Member meronymfamily Tetraodontidae, Tetraodontidae

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