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Any of various tropical marine fishes of the family Diodontidae, having strong sharp spines on the body and capable of inflating themselves when attacked.
(Animals) any of various plectognath fishes of the genus Diodon and related genera, of temperate and tropical seas, having a body that is covered with sharp spines and can be inflated into a globe: family Diodontidae. Also called: globefish
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