barramundi

noun bar·ra·mun·di \ ˌber-ə-ˈmən-dē , ˌba-rə- \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of barramundi

plural barramundi also barramundis
: a catadromous bony fish (Lates calcarifer of the family Centropomidae) with a greenish-bronze back and silvery sides that is found from the Persian Gulf to southern China and Australia and is valued as a sport and food fish

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Origin and Etymology of barramundi

perhaps from an Australian aboriginal language of Queensland


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