Diodon

Definition of Diodon

Di´o`don
n.1.(Zool.) A genus of spinose, plectognath fishes, having the teeth of each jaw united into a single beaklike plate. They are able to inflate the body by taking in air or water, and, hence, are called globefishes, swellfishes, etc. Called also porcupine fishes, and sea hedgehogs.
2.(Zool.) A genus of whales.

Related Words

balloonfish, Diodon holocanthus, Diodon hystrix, Diodontidae, family Diodontidae, fish genus, genus Diodon, porcupine fish, porcupinefish
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Dinmont
dinner
Dinnerless
Dinnerly
dinnertime
Dinoceras
Dinocerata
Dinoflagellata
dinoflagellate
Dinornis
Dinosaur
Dinosauria
Dinothere
Dinoxide
Dinsome
Dint
Dinumeration
Diocesan
Diocese
Diocesener
-Diodon-
Diodont
Dioecia
Dioecian
Dioeciously
Dioeciously hermaphrodite
Dioeciousness
Dioecism
dioestrous
Diogenes
Diogenes' crab
Diogenes' tub
Dioicous
Diomedea
Dionaea
Dionysia
Dionysiac
Dionysian
Dionysian period
Diophantine
Diophantine analysis
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