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Definition: balloon fish
balloonfish \bal*loon"fish`\, balloon fish \bal*loon" fish`\
A fish of the genus Diodon (such as Diodon holocanthus)
or the genus Tetraodon, having the power of distending its
body by taking air or water into its dilatable esophagus. It
is similar to but smaller than the porcupinefish. See
Globefish, and Bur fish.
[1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]
Bur fish \Bur" fish`\ (Zo["o]l.)
A spinose, plectognath fish of the Allantic coast of the
United States (esp. Chilo mycterus geometricus) having the
power of distending its body with water or air, so as to
resemble a chestnut bur; -- called also ball fish, balloon fish
, and swellfish.