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n. pl. globefish or globe·fish·es
Any of various fishes, especially an ocean sunfish or a pufferfish, having or capable of assuming a globular shape.
1. a person or thing that puffs.
2. Also called blowfish, globefish. any of various spiny fishes of the family Tetraodontidae, capable of inflating the body: several species contain the potent nerve poison tetrodotoxin.
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|Noun||1.||globefish - 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|
plectognath, plectognath fish - tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines