[ bar-uh-muhn-dee ]
/ ˌbær əˈmʌn di /
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noun, plural bar·ra·mun·dis, bar·ra·mun·dies, (especially collectively) bar·ra·mun·di.

a lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, of the rivers of Australia.



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Sometimes bar·ra·mun·da [bar-uh-muhn-duh] /ˌbær əˈmʌn də/ .

Origin of barramundi

First recorded in 1870–75; from an Aboriginal language of Queensland
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British Dictionary definitions for barramundi

/ (ˌbærəˈmʌndɪ) /

noun plural -dis, -dies or -di

any of several large edible Australian fishes esp the percoid species Lates calcarifer (family Centropomidae) of NE coastal waters or the freshwater species Scleropages leichardti (family Osteoglossidae) of Queensland
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