bur fish definition

  • others:
    • A spinose, plectognath fish of the Allantic shore associated with the US (esp. Chilo mycterus geometricus) getting the power of distending its human anatomy with liquid or atmosphere, in order to resemble a chestnut bur; -- called in addition basketball seafood, balloon seafood, and swellfish.
  • noun:
    • A fish of the household Diodontid√¶; a porcupine-fish.

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