barra

noun bar·ra \ ˈber-ə , ˈba-rə \

Definition of barra

plural barra also barras
:barramundi 1
  • Many of [the rivers] are full of barra, a favorite game fish, whose firm white flesh is reminiscent of fresh water bass.
  • —Malabar HornblowerNew York Times9 Feb. 1997
  • Boats anchor around the bridge pylons day and night, depending on the tides, and some quality barra have been caught.
  • —Harry Bligh, Sunday Mail (Queensland, Australia)24 Feb. 2013

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Origin and Etymology of barra

by shortening


Learn More about barra

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of barra


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