Barramundi meaning

bărə-mŭndē
A catadromous food and game fish (Lates calcarifer) found from the Indian Ocean to the western Pacific. It is an important commercial species in Australia.
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The Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri): the only existing species of an order (Ceratodiformes) of bony fishes having one lung, large scales, and paddlelike fins.
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Any of various edible, freshwater, Australian percoid fishes (esp. genus Scleropages)
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A species of diadromous fish, Lates calcarifer, of the Centropomidae family, order Perciformes.
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Origin of barramundi

  • Probably of Aboriginal origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From an Australian Aboriginal language of the Rockhampton area in Queensland.

    From Wiktionary