Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

fugu

[foo-goo] /ˈfu gu/
noun
1.
any of several species of puffer fish eaten as a delicacy, especially in Japan, after the removal of the skin and certain organs which contain a deadly poison.
Origin of fugu
1905-1910
Borrowed into English from Japanese around 1905-10
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for fugus

fugu

/ˈfuːɡuː/
noun
1.
any of various marine pufferfish of the genus Tetraodontidae, eaten as a delicacy in Japan once certain poisonous and potentially lethal parts have been removed
Word Origin
Japanese
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for fugus

Word Value for fugus

0
12
Scrabble Words With Friends