barracouta

[bar-uh-koo-tuh]
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noun, plural (especially collectively) bar·ra·cou·ta, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bar·ra·cou·tas.


Nearby words

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  2. barracks,
  3. barracks bag,
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  5. barracoon,
  6. barracuda,
  7. barracudina,
  8. barrage,
  9. barrage balloon,
  10. barramunda

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British Dictionary definitions for barracouta

barracouta

noun

a large predatory Pacific fish, Thyrsites atun, with a protruding lower jaw and strong teeth: family Gempylidae

Word Origin for barracouta

C17: variant of barracuda

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