Barramundi Definition

bărə-mŭndē
barramundi, barramundis
noun
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.
American Heritage
The Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri): the only existing species of an order (Ceratodiformes) of bony fishes having one lung, large scales, and paddlelike fins.
Webster's New World
Any of various edible, freshwater, Australian percoid fishes (esp. genus Scleropages)
Webster's New World

A species of diadromous fish, Lates calcarifer, of the Centropomidae family, order Perciformes.

Wiktionary
Synonyms:
  • Lates calcarifer
  • white seabass
  • Asian seabass
  • giant perch
  • giant seaperch
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Other Word Forms of Barramundi

Noun

Singular:
barramundi
Plural:
barramundis

Origin of Barramundi

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

    From Wiktionary

  • Probably of Aboriginal origin

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

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