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balloonfish

[ buh-loon-fish ]
/ bəˈlunˌfɪʃ /
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noun, plural bal·loon·fish·es, (especially collectively) bal·loon·fish.

a porcupinefish, Diodon holacanthus, inhabiting tropical and subtropical waters.

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Origin of balloonfish

First recorded in 1825–35; balloon + fish
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