piraña definition, piraña meaning | English dictionary

Search also in: Web News Encyclopedia Images


, 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)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  
See also:

piranha, pirn, piragua, Parian

Add your entry in the Collaborative Dictionary.