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globefish Line breaks: globe|fish
Pronunciation: /ˈɡləʊbfɪʃ/

Definition of globefish in English:

noun (plural same or globefishes)

A pufferfish or porcupine fish.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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