pirarucu

[pi-rahr-uh-koo]

noun

the arapaima.

Nearby words

  1. pirandello, luigi,
  2. piranesi,
  3. piranesi, giovanni battista,
  4. piranha,
  5. pirapóra,
  6. pirate,
  7. pirate coast,
  8. pirate perch,
  9. pirates of penzance,
  10. piratical

Origin of pirarucu

1830–40; < Portuguese < Tupi pirá-rucú literally, red fish

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