Definition of bagre
1 plural -s : any of various catfishes especially of Spanish-American waters
2 capitalized : the genus (family Ariidae) to which the gaff-topsail catfish belongs
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Origin and Etymology of bagre
Spanish & Portuguese, from Arabic bāghir, baghār, probably from Latin pagrus, a bream
First Known Use: circa 1736See Words from the same year
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