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Definition of Tetrodon

Tetrodon
Tetrodon Tet"ro*don, n. [Tetra- + Gr. ?, ?, tooth.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of plectognath fishes belonging to Tetrodon and allied genera. Each jaw is furnished with two large, thick, beaklike, bony teeth. [Written also tetradon.] Note: The skin is usually spinous, and the belly is capable of being greatly distended by air or water. It includes the swellfish, puffer (a), and similar species.
Tetrodon
Puffer Puff"er, n. 1. One who puffs; one who praises with noisy or extravagant commendation. 2. One who is employed by the owner or seller of goods sold at suction to bid up the price; a by-bidder. --Bouvier. 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) Any plectognath fish which inflates its body, as the species of Tetrodon and Diodon; -- called also blower, puff-fish, swellfish, and globefish.

Meaning of Tetrodon from wikipedia

- Christophe-Paulin de La Poix de Fréminville described the smooth toadfish in 1813 as Tetrodon glaber, based on a specimen collected in Adventure Bay in southeastern...
- Tetrodon may refer to: a synonym of Dendrobium, a genus of orchid Tetraodon, a genus of puffer fish...
- known as the common toado, toadfish or toado, (formerly cl****ified as Tetrodon hamiltoni or Torquigener hamiltoni) is a species of fish in the family...
- Arothron immaculatus, the immaculate puffer or yellow-e**** puffer, is a pale greyish to brownish pufferfish from the Indo-West Pacific. It is a species...
- Shaw, 1804 Tetrodon aerostaticus Jenyns, 1842 (misspelling) Tetrodon lagocephalus stellatus Bloch & Schneider, 1801 (misspelling) Tetrodon lagocephalus...
- Mormyrus (elephantfishes), Balistes (triggerfishes), Ostracion (boxfishes), Tetrodon (pufferfishes), Diodon (porcupinefishes), Centriscus (snipefishes), Syngnathus...
- Barrotia gaudichaudii Brongn Barrotia macrocarpa (Vieill.) Brongn. Barrotia tetrodon Gaudich. Hombronia edulis Gaudich. Pand**** andamanensium Kurz Pand****...
- 1789) Sp****oides scleratus (Gmelin, 1789) Tetraodon bicolor (Brevoort, 1856) Tetraodon blochii (Castelnau, 1861) Tetrodon sceleratus (Gmelin, 1789)...
- Stilbophyllum D.L.Jones & M.A.Clem. Tetrabaculum M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones Tetrodon (Kraenzl.) M.A.Clem. & D.L.Jones Thelychiton Endl. Thicuania Raf. Trachyrhizum...
- Habenaria purdiei Fawc. & Rendle Habenaria herzogii Schltr. Habenaria tetrodon Kraenzl. Habenella odontopetala (Rchb.f.) Small Habenaria strictissima...
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