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barramunda

[bar-uh-muhn-duh] /ˌbær əˈmʌn də/
noun, plural barramundas (especially collectively) barramunda.
1.
a lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, of the rivers of Australia.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; of uncertain origin
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barramunda

/ˌbærəˈmʌndə/
noun (pl) -das, -da
1.
the edible Australian lungfish, Neoceratodus forsteri, having paddle-like fins and a long body covered with large scales
Word Origin
from a native Australian language
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