In a mangrove creek a shoal of barramundi had been bombed with dynamite.
Tropic Days E. J. Banfield
The barramundi does not leave the water, nor can it live long in the air.
Zoology: The Science of Animal Life Ernest Ingersoll
noun (pl) -dis, -dies, -di
any of several large edible Australian fishes esp the percoid species Lates calcarifer (family Centropomidae) of NE coastal waters or the freshwater species Scleropages leichardti (family Osteoglossidae) of Queensland
a steep-walled ravine or gorge. a gully with steep sides; arroyo. Historical Examples They approached across the high plains, making straight for the entrance to this barranca. The Wolf Cub Patrick Casey The next question that arose was, how I was to get across the barranca. The War Trail Mayne Reid All at once a […]
a city in N Colombia.
a seaport in N Colombia, on the Magdalena River. Historical Examples As a consequence, no one can calculate when leaving Honda, how long it will take him to reach Barranquilla. Up the Orinoco and down the Magdalena H. J. Mozans He knew nothing of her, except that she had embarked at Honda and was bound […]
- Barraquer’s disease
barraquer’s disease Barraquer’s disease Bar·ra·quer’s disease (bār’ə-kârz’, bä-rä-kěrz’) n. See progressive lipodystrophy.