barramundi /ˌbarəˈmʌndi/

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I. noun

any of a number of large, chiefly freshwater fishes of Australia and SE Asia:

● a fish that migrates between the sea and rivers and is valued as a food fish ( Lates calcarifer, family Centropomidae). ● a mouthbrooder (genus Scleropages, family Osteoglossidae), in particular S. leichardti.
– origin late 19th cent.: probably from an Aboriginal language of Queensland.

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