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Noun: piranha  pi'raa-n(y)u
  1. Small voraciously carnivorous freshwater fishes of South America that attack and destroy living animals
    - pirana, caribe
  2. Someone who attacks in search of booty
    - marauder, predator, vulture

Derived forms: piranhas

Type of: aggressor, assailant, assailer, assaulter, attacker, characid, characin, characin fish

Part of: genus Serrasalmus, Serrasalmus

Encyclopedia: Piranha