Definition of globefish in English:


Syllabification: globe·fish
Pronunciation: /ˈglōbˌfiSH


(plural same or globefishes)
  • 1A pufferfish or a porcupine fish.
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    • The rare globefish depicted in the Passarotti series of four market scenes is thus not an anomaly within this group of ‘market’ scenes.
    • A woman holds a rotund globefish behind the spherical head of an old man in his Fish Vendors.
  • 2An ocean sunfish. See sunfish ( sense 1).
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    • Local Health Inspection officials have warned citizens to refrain from dining on globefish.
    • Toxin of globefish, after extraction, can be used for treatment of neuralgia and spasm.
    • The family includes many familiar species which are variously called puffers, balloonfish, blowfish, bubblefish, globefish, swellfish, toadfish, and toadies.

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