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- n. Archaic form of piranha.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A large voracious fresh-water fish (Serrasalmo piraya) of South America, having lancet-shaped teeth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A voracious characinoid fish, Serrasalmo piraya, of tropical America.
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These waters contain great quantities of another and smaller fish known as the _piranha_, scientifically termed _Serraselmus piraya_.
The intermediate appears to be identical with the medium species of the piraya, or piranha, of Marcgrav.
In the Orinoco another dangerous creature exists, called by the natives piraya, with a head shaped somewhat like a sabre.
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