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Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for puffer in the sense of this definition

(puffer is a kind of ...) tropical marine fishes having the teeth fused into a beak and thick skin covered with bony plates or spines

(puffer is a part of ...) delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver

(... is a member of puffer) puffers

Definition 2: delicacy that is highly dangerous because of a potent nerve poison in ovaries and liver - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for puffer in the sense of this definition

(puffer is a kind of ...) flesh of fish from the sea used as food

(... is a kind of puffer ) a blowfish highly prized as a delicacy in Japan but highly dangerous because the skin and organs are poisonous

(... is part of 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

(puffer is made of the substance ...) a powerful neurotoxin found in the ovaries of pufferfish

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