a large freshwater fish, Arapaima gigas, of Brazil and Guiana, reputed to reach a length of 15 feet (4.5 meters) and a weight of 500 pounds (225 kg).
arapaima (a-ra-pīma), a genus of South American fresh-water fishes, ord.
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a very large primitive freshwater teleost fish, Arapaima gigas, that occurs in tropical South America and can attain a length of 4.5 m (15 ft) and a weight of 200 kg (440 lbs): family Osteoglossidae
a member of a Papuan people of Papua New Guinea.
a mountain in E Turkey, near the borders of Iran and Armenia: traditionally considered the landing place of Noah’s Ark. 16,945 feet (5165 meters). Contemporary Examples And the ark rested in the seventh month, on the seventeenth day of the month, upon the mountains of Ararat. The Story of Noah’s Ark From the Bible’s Book […]
the wood of a Brazilian, leguminous tree, Andira araroba, from which is derived. Pharmacology, . Historical Examples The Goa powder or araroba is contained in the trunk, filling crevices in the heartwood. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various noun a Brazilian leguminous tree, Andira araroba Also called Goa powder. a bitter yellow […]
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