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a typical barracuda
(Sphyraena sphyraena)

EtymologyEdit

First attested in the 1670s, from Latin American Spanish, perhaps from a Cariban word.

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barracuda ‎(plural barracuda or barracudas)

  1. Any large marine fish of the genus Sphyraena that have elongated bodies, a projecting lower jaw, displaying prominent fang-shaped teeth, and are aggressive predators.
  2. (figuratively) One who uses harsh or predatory means to compete.

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barracuda m ‎(plural barracudas)

  1. barracuda

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barracuda m ‎(invariable)

  1. barracuda

PortugueseEdit

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barracuda f (plural barracudas)

  1. barracuda (large marine fish of the genus Sphyraena)

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EtymologyEdit

Unknown, perhaps from a Cariban term.

NounEdit

barracuda f ‎(plural barracudas)

  1. (fish) barracuda

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