puffer: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (puf'ur), [key]
- a person or thing that puffs.
- Also calledany of various fishes of the family Tetraodontidae, capable of inflating the body with water or air until it resembles a globe, the spines in the skin becoming erected: several species contain the potent nerve poison tetrodotoxin.
- puffer (Thesaurus)