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 for Tetrodon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tetrodon \Tet"ro*don\, n. [Tetra- + Gr. ?, ?, tooth.] (Zool.)
     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.]
     [1913 Webster]
  
     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.
         [1913 Webster]

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