noun, plural (especially collectively) bar·ra·cu·da, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) bar·ra·cu·das for 1; bar·ra·cu·das for 2.
Origin of barracuda
Examples from the Web for barracuda
A barracuda was caught by research scientists near Santa Cruz.Fishy Mystery: Are Beached Oarfish Trying to Tell Us Something?|Kevin Bailey|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The barracuda looked to me to be fully seven feet long and half as big around as a telegraph pole.
Mostly they are caught by accident while drags are set for kingfish or barracuda.
We circled him three times with barracuda, and again with a flying-fish.
Barracuda come right up to the shore, and likewise the big sharks.
I did not know then, as I know now, that barracuda grow to twelve feet in the Caribbean.
British Dictionary definitions for barracuda
noun plural -da or -das
Word Origin for barracuda
Word Origin and History for barracuda
1670s, from American Spanish barracuda, perhaps from a Carib word.