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pi·ra·ru·cu

 (pĭ-rär′ə-ko͞o′)
n.

[Portuguese pirarucú, from Tupí pirá-rucú : pirá, fish + urucú, red.]
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pirarucú

(piːrɑːruːˈkuː)
n
(Animals) another name for arapaima
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Translations
Arapaima