barracuda

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1670s, from American Spanish, perhaps from a Carib word.

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barracuda (plural barracuda or barracudas)

  1. Any large marine fish of the genus Sphyraena that have elongated bodies, a projecting lower jaw, displaying prominent fang-shaped teeth, and are aggressive predators.
  2. (figuratively) An unethically predatory person.

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Noun[edit]

barracuda f (plural barracudas)

  1. barracuda

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