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piranha

  
, piraña         
      n   any of various small freshwater voracious fishes of the genus Serrasalmus and related genera, of tropical America, having strong jaws and sharp teeth: family Characidae (characins)  
     (C19: via Portuguese from Tupi: fish with teeth, from pirá fish + sainha tooth)  
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piranha, pirn, piragua, Parian

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