sea squab

noun

Definition of sea squab

  1. :  puffer fish; also :  the backbone and surrounding flesh of a puffer fish when served as food The mild-flavored, meaty back portion was marketed euphemistically as “sea squab,” and is still sometimes sold under that name today. In recent years the puffers, once abundant in Chesapeake Bay, have declined in number … — National Geographic, August 1984

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First Known Use of sea squab

1945


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