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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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