barracouta

[ bar-uh-koo-tuh ]
/ ˌbær əˈku tə /

noun, plural (especially collectively) bar·ra·cou·ta, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bar·ra·cou·tas.

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barracouta
/ (ˌbærəˈkuːtə) /

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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