noun, plural (especially collectively) blowfish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) blowfishes.
puffer ( def 2 ).

1890–95; blow2 + fish Unabridged
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blowfish (ˈbləʊˌfɪʃ)
n , pl -fish, -fishes
a popular name for puffer

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Word Origin & History

1893, from blow (v.1) + fish.
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Example sentences
His idea of a partridge in a pear tree is a blowfish in a spruce.
Other catches include sea mullet and snapper bluefish plus the occasional blowfish and scup.
Maria added that anglers were catching a mixture of croaker, blowfish and the occasional flounder from the shop's pier.
Other catches include plenty of pigfish and bluefish plus a scattering of sea mullet, scup and blowfish.
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