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ca·ri·be

 (kə-rē′bē)
n.

[American Spanish, from Spanish Caribe, Carib; see Carib.]

caribe

(kɑːˈriːbeɪ)
n
(Animals) a piranha

pi•ra•nha

(pɪˈrɑn yə, -ˈræn-, -ˈrɑ nə, -ˈræn ə)

n., pl. -nhas, (esp. collectively) -nha.
any of several small South American freshwater fishes of the genus Serrasalmus, family Serrasalmidae, with sharp interlocking teeth: predatory on fishes and mammals and dangerous when swimming in schools.
[1865–70; < Portuguese < Tupi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caribe - small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animalscaribe - small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals
characid, characin, characin fish - any freshwater fish of the family Characinidae
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