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ball fish Explained

ball fish at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Bur fish \Bur" fish`\ (Zo["o]l.)
A spinose, plectognath fish of the Allantic coast of the
United States (esp. {Chilo mycterus geometricus}) having the
power of distending its body with water or air, so as to
resemble a chestnut bur; -- called also {ball fish}, {balloon
fish}, and {swellfish}.