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n. pl. barramundi or bar·ra·mun·dis
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.

[Probably of Aboriginal origin.]


n, pl -dis, -dies or -di
(Animals) any of several large edible Australian fishes esp the percoid species Lates calcarifer (family Centropomidae) of NE coastal waters or the freshwater species Scleropages leichardti (family Osteoglossidae) of Queensland
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Noun1.barramundi - a species of large perch noted for its sporting and eating qualities; lives in marine, estuary, and freshwater habitats
genus Lates, Lates - a genus of large percoid fishes of fresh and brackish water
fish species - a species of fish
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The building was previously occupied by Barramundi, and before that, the original Burger Barn, owned by Glen and Inez Rupe.
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