Definition of Burrfish

1. Noun. Any of several fishes having rigid flattened spines.

Generic synonyms: Spiny Puffer
Group relationships: Chilomycterus, Genus Chilomycterus



Lexicographical Neighbors of Burrfish

burr drill
burr marigold
burr oak
burra-khana
burrata
burrawong
burred
burrel
burrel fly
burrel shot
burrell
burrells
burrels
burrer
burrers
burrfish (current term)
burrhel
burrhels
burrier
burriest
burring
burring machine
burrito
burritolike
burritos
burrlike
burro
burro deer
burrobrush
burrock

Literary usage of Burrfish

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Best Dives of the Caribbean by Joyce Huber (2006)
"... stoplight parrots, Spanish hogfish, sharknose gobies, sported drums, honeycomb cowfish, burrfish, and huge porcupine fish - some over three feet long. ..."

2. La Revue maritime by France Ministère de la marine, France Marine. Service historique (1896)
"... 2 sous-marins : burrfish et Chivo ; et l'habituel Train d'Escadre qui accompagne toujours la 6e Flotte dans ses déplacements. ..."

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