[ bar-uh-kood-n-uh ]
/ ˌbær əˈkud n ə /
any of several slender, large-mouthed, pelagic fishes of the family Paralepididae.
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Origin of barracudina
< American Spanish, equivalent to barracud(a) barracuda + -ina diminutive suffix
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