barramundi

barramundi [bar′ə mun′dē, ber′ə mun′dē]
n.
pl. barramundi, barramundis, barramundies
1. the Australian lungfish (Neoceratodus forsteri): the only existing species of an order (Ceratodiformes) of bony fishes having one lung, large scales, and paddlelike fins
2. any of various edible, freshwater, Australian percoid fishes (esp. genus Scleropages)

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Barramundi — (Lates calcarifer) Systematik Barschverwandte (Percomorpha) Ordnung: Barschartige (Perciformes) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Barramundi — Bar ra*mun di, n. [Written also {barramunda}.] [Native name.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A remarkable Australian fresh water ganoid fish of the genus {Ceratodus}. (b) An Australian river fish ({Osteoglossum Leichhardtii}). [Webster 1913 Suppl.] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Barramundi — Taxobox name = Barramundi image caption = Barramundi (in foreground) image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Latidae genus = Lates species = L. calcarifer binomial = Lates… …   Wikipedia

  • Barramundi — Lates calcarifer …   Wikipédia en Français

  • barramundi — /bar euh mun dee/, n., pl. barramundis, barramundies, (esp. collectively) barramundi. barramunda. * * * …   Universalium

  • barramundi — /bærəˈmʌndi / (say baruh mundee) noun (plural barramundi or barramundis) 1. a large, silvery grey food fish of excellent quality, Lates calcarifer, found in coastal rivers and estuaries of tropical northern Australia and the Indo Pacific; giant… …   Australian English dictionary

  • barramundi — baltasis baramundis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Lates calcarifer angl. barramundi; cock up; giant sea perch; silver sea perch; white sea bass rus. баррамунди; белый морской окунь; латес ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • barramundi — noun, plural ( di; also dis) Etymology: probably from an Australian aboriginal language of Queensland Date: 1864 a catadromous bony fish (Lates calcarifer of the family Centropomidae) with a greenish bronze back and silvery sides that is found… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • barramundi — noun A species of diadromous fish, of the Centropomidae family, order Perciformes …   Wiktionary

  • barramundi — n. edible lungfish found in Australia …   English contemporary dictionary

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