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1. One that puffs: a puffer of cigars; used a puffer to apply insecticide.
2. See pufferfish.
3. A quilted, fitted jacket filled with down or other material for warmth.
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1. a person or thing that puffs
2. (Animals) Also called: globefish any marine plectognath fish of the family Tetraodontidae, having an elongated spiny body that can be inflated to form a globe
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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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An alchemist who concentrated solely on turning base metals into gold. The term later came to be used to describe any kind of alchemist.
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|Noun||1.||puffer - delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver|
globefish, puffer, pufferfish, blowfish - 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
saltwater fish - flesh of fish from the sea used as food
fugu - a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous
tetrodotoxin - a powerful neurotoxin found in the ovaries of pufferfish
|2.||puffer - 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
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puffer[ˈpʌfəʳ] N → locomotora f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n (baby-talk: = train) → Puffpuff f (baby-talk)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
puffer(fam) V. inhaler.
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.