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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A South American characinoid fish of the genus Myletes, found in fresh waters, especially of Brazil. Also paco.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) A South American fresh-water fish (Myletes pacu), of the family Characinidæ. It is highly esteemed as food.

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  • noun Any of several South American freshwater fishes related to the piranha.

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