Meaning of porcupinefish
Pronunciation: (pôr'kyu-pīn"fish"), [key]
— pl. -fish, -fish•es.
- any of several fishes of the family Diodontidae, esp. Diodon hystrix, of tropical seas, capable of inflating the body with water or air until it resembles a globe, with erection of the long spines covering the skin.
- porcupinefish (Thesaurus)