fugu


fu·gu

noun \ˈf(y)ü-(ˌ)gü\

Definition of FUGU

:  any of various very poisonous puffer fishes (family Tetraodontidae) that contain tetrodotoxin and that are used as food in Japan after the toxin-containing parts are removed

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Origin of FUGU

Japanese
First Known Use: 1909

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fu·gu

noun \ˈf(y)ü-(ˌ)gü\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FUGU

: any of various very poisonous puffer fish that contain tetrodotoxin and that are used as food in Japan after the toxin-containing organs are removed

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