Definition of pudding-ball in English:

pudding-ball

noun

  • An edible marine fish resembling a mullet; especially the flathead or sea mullet, Mugil cephalus.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in John Dunmore Lang (1799–1878), Presbyterian minister and politician in Australia. Probably from Jagara budinba. In some forms showing folk-etymological alteration after pudding and ball.

Pronunciation

pudding-ball

/ˈpʊdɪŋbɔːl/